Re: Kernel compilation
Unless I am in serious error, if uname -a gives you Kernel Linux 2.0.29,
it really means you still are running that kernel. What I usually do now, (i
dont' wipe out the headers anymore) is the standard make mrproper, make
menuconfig, make dep, make clean, make zImage, make modules, make
modules_install. Modify my /etc/lilo.conf, run lilo. Do an update on
bootsect.lnx since I am quadbooting. Then... this is new to me, since I am used
to slackware and modifying rc.d/rc.modules..... I copied the zImage to /vmlinuz
(probably better off copying zImage to /boot/vmlinuz-2.0.33 then remaking the
symlink in the "/") I rebooted, made sure I was running the new kernel via
Then.... instead of modifying /etc/rc.d/rc.modules (slackware), I realized
Debian has this cool "modconf" which lets you "add modules".... you add them all
in. It saves them into the /etc/modules and you reboot, and it should have
everything working 100%.
I did miss the earlier part of this thread, so sorry if this info is not helpful
On Sun, 8 Mar 1998 email@example.com wrote:
> Thank you.
> mv /lib/modules/2.0.29 /lib/modules/2.0.29.old did it.
> I think it ought to be in the README file, toghther with the other differences
> between the stable and unstable behaviour of the package.
> BTW: Why does the kernel compilation number don't get updated in the uname
> command ?
> $ uname -a
> Linux rakefet 2.0.29 #1 Sat Mar 7 19:54:49 UTC 1998 i586 unknown
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