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Re: Lilo and kernel problems

Mikko Heinonen wrote:

> Hello !
> I've got a terrible problem regarding kernel installation. I tried to
> install a newer 2.4 kernel to the recent stabile (2.2R5) installation and
> got the system badly messed up. (I compiled kernel couple times and lost
> the original working 2.2 kernel)
> I installed the newer LIBC6 2.2.5-3 packages before installing and
> compiling the newer kernel and now my system refuses to boot up.
> My problem is that how do I install the older kernel package and lilo from
> install disc to the system ? There is no way to install lilo, because of
> the newer LIBC6.

Boot from the cdrom. Use rescue root=/dev/hda1 or whatever partition your 
root fs is on. I think it would be simpler to just fix your kernel config, 
compile and install your 2.4 kernel than to mess around downgrading stuff.

Simon Hepburn.

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