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SubjectRe: LKCD from SGI
On Sat, 25 Nov 2000, J . A . Magallon wrote:

> Could the default target install names int the std kernel be changed to
> System.map -> System.map-$(KERNELRELEASE)
> vmlinuz -> vmlinuz-$(KERNELRELEASE)
> and then symlink to that ?
>
> I think everyone that has a stable2.2, a devel 2.2 and a test24 is
> using that method, so as many distros...

The /sbin/installkernel hooks allow you to do this (and
other stuff) very easily:

# make install

does it all for you on Red Hat. I've attached their
/sbin/installkernel in case you want to see how its
done.

Matthew.
#! /bin/sh

#
# /sbin/installkernel - written by tyson@rwii.com
#

INSTALL_PATH=/boot

KERNEL_VERSION=$1
BOOTIMAGE=$2
MAPFILE=$3

if [ -f $INSTALL_PATH/vmlinuz-$KERNEL_VERSION ]; then
mv $INSTALL_PATH/vmlinuz-$KERNEL_VERSION \
$INSTALL_PATH/vmlinuz.old;
fi
if [ -f $INSTALL_PATH/System.map-$KERNEL_VERSION ]; then
mv $INSTALL_PATH/System.map-$KERNEL_VERSION \
$INSTALL_PATH/System.map.old;
fi
cat $BOOTIMAGE > $INSTALL_PATH/vmlinuz-$KERNEL_VERSION
cp $MAPFILE $INSTALL_PATH/System.map-$KERNEL_VERSION
ln -fs vmlinuz-$KERNEL_VERSION $INSTALL_PATH/vmlinuz
ln -fs System.map-$KERNEL_VERSION $INSTALL_PATH/System.map

if [ -x /sbin/lilo ]; then /sbin/lilo; else /etc/lilo/install; fi

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