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    SubjectRe: Mistake found in re-configuring kernel
    On Thu, Jul 20, 2000 at 05:36:24PM +0800, Stephen Liu wrote:
    > Hi all people,
    >
    > In re-configuring the kernel for ' NTFS ' file system, following errors were
    > found in typing 'depmod -a'. They are also displayed in re-booting the PC.
    > Kindly advise how to rectify them by de-selecting what items in 'make
    > menuconfig'


    make mrproper /* you may want to save your .config file first */
    make menuconfig
    make dep

    mkdir /kernelarchive
    cp -puR /boot /kernelarchive/
    cp -puR /lib/modules/2.x.x-y.y /kernelarchive

    /* This is for backup, if you are cautious. You can always delete it later. */

    rm -Rf /lib/modules/2.x.x-y.y


    insert the boot disk in /dev/fd0
    make bzdisk /* To test system first. */
    /* This is really not necessary, but wise */

    make modules
    make modules_install

    cd /boot
    rm -f System.map
    cd /usr/src/linux-2.x.x
    cp -pf System.map /boot/System.map-2.x.x-y.y
    cd /boot
    ln -s System.map-2.x.x-y.y System.map


    put 'boot=/dev/fd0' in /etc/lilo.conf to replace 'boot=/dev/whatever'

    make sure the boot disk is in /dev/fd0

    /sbin/lilo

    reboot! /* assuming everything works... */

    put 'boot=/dev/whatever' in /etc/lilo.conf

    rm -f /boot/vmlinuz
    cp -pf arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-2.x.x-y.y
    cp -pf vmlinux /boot/vmlinux-2.x.x-y.y

    reboot!

    You may find it necessary to recompile your kernels. You should
    always preserve your .config files. You can load them into
    menuconfig as a starting point. You may also just use 'make clean'
    which will preserve your .config file as well.

    c,
    --
    Karen Shaeffer
    Neuralscape; Santa Cruz, Ca. 95060
    shaeffer@neuralscape.com http://www.neuralscape.com

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