Re: Kernel upgrade
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At 10.06 5/7/00 -0700, Jay Kelly wrote:
>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.
>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
Ok, try make bzlilo
U'll get vmlinux and System.map instaled on '/'
just move /vmlinuz to /boot/vmlinux-2.2.15 and same with System.map
Dont forget remak the symlinks on /boot directory
just remove /boot/vmlinux and add a ln -s /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.15 /voot/vmlinuz
(same with System.map)
relaunch lilo. and reboot.
>It feels so good, It's a marginal risk, when I clear off windows with
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