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Re: compiling new kernel

Ughh, just run an additional command ( after youve installed bin86 re previous email)

make install

does the work of copying and running lilo at the end.....

Id suggest you modify "/etc/lilo.conf" to also point to a known working kernel and
have a resue disk and maybe even a boot disk handy.
They come in handy when things dont work out as expected

Ummm, speaking from personal experience of course


Beavis wrote:

> i am trying to compile the kernel 2.2.14 on to my i386 machine
> please help if u can, thnakx
> update:
> after doing make bzImage, it starts to compile, which takes about 10 mins or
> so right.
> then at the end it says:
> as86 -0 -a -o bbootsect.o bbootsect.s
> make[1]: as86:  Command not found
> make[1]: *** [bbootsect.o] Error 127
> make[1]:  Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-2.2.14/arch/i386/boot'
> make: *** [bzImage] Error 2
> why is this happening?
> i went over a redid the make menuconfig and even checked to make sure it
> saved properly .config in /usr/src/linux-2.2.14
> > this is what i am doing:
> >
> >
> > >Once that is all done and you choose "Exit" and save your config file,
> you
> > must >run make dep followed by make clean. And now the fun begins, type
> make
> > >bzImage to build your kernel. This will take awhile (15mins+) so go
> browse
> > >our site a little and send us some feedback ;). Instead of make bzImage,
> > you >can also do make zdisk which will write your kernel to a floppy disk
> > instead.
> > >Now that it's done, you have to do make modules followed by make
> > >modules_install and that should be it for the Kernel if all goes well.
> Now
> > it's >time to set up LILO. First you have to move the newly created Kernel
> > to >your /boot directory. Do this by typing cp
> > /usr/src/linux->2.2.x/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.x. Next
> would
> > be to move >the System.map file to your /boot directory. Do that by typing
> > >cp /usr/src/linux-2.2.x/System.map /boot/System.map-2.2.x.
> >
> > ......but i get
> >
> > cp: /usr/src/linux-2.2.14/arch/i386/boot/bzImage:  No such file or
> directory
> >
> > any ideas?
> >
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