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Re: Kernel upgrade

On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Jay Kelly wrote:

> Hello Group,
> I decided to upgrade my kernel from 2.2.12 to 2.2.15 and ran into a 
> problem. This is what Im doing.
> I extract the kernel while im in the /usr/src/ directory. Then I 
> made a directory /usr/src/linux-2.2.15 and then cd /usr/src/linux-2.2.15
> and ln -s linux-2.2.15 linux.

You should make the symlink when you're in /usr/src, not in

How about extracting the sources, do 	mv linux linux-2.2.15
					ln -s linux-2.2.15 linux

Ron Rademaker	

> After doing that I cd /usr/src/linux and run make menuconfig. That
> seems to work fine and I save the kernel. After saving I use
> make deb;make clean;make bzImage;make modules;make modules_install.
> and that seems to compile fine. Now here is the problem.
> I cd /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot  then
> cp bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.15 but I get file or directory does not 
> exist. Apparently the vmlinuz-2.2.15 isnt there. I can see the old
> vmlinuz-2.2.12 but thats it. I have compiled many systems this way
> before. Any idea's on what Im doing wrong? Im running potato if
> that helps.
> Thanks again
> Jay
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