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Yes, I did do a 'cp bzImage /boot/vzlinuz-2.4.17'
I tried the:
cp bzImage /dev/fd0 && rdev /dev/fd0 /dev/hda5
to no success. It does the same thing as before, just slower since it's
from a floppy (reboots the machine). This time I did configure the kernel a
bit and recompile with still no success. If you have anymore options or
suggestions, please feel free to pass them on.
Here's my machine setup since you asked:

Intel 233
192 meg Ram
10 gb Maxtor HDD (partitioned as hda1:/boot hda5:/ hda?:/swap)
Intel chipset (PCIset)


Here's my lilo.conf file:

===============================
boot = /dev/hda
message = /boot/boot_message.txt
prompt
timeout = 1200
change-rules
reset
vga = normal

image = /vmlinuz
root = /dev/hda5
label = Linux
read-only
image = /vmlinuz-2.4.17
root = /dev/hda5
label = Linux-2.4.17
read-only
================================
It's got to be my configuration or lilo setup (I think) because I can
install Slackware,Redhat and others on it just fine with their default
setup. Anyways, please pass on any info you think might help.



-----Original Message-----
From: linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org
[mailto:linux-kernel-owner@vger.kernel.org]On Behalf Of Davidovac Zoran
Sent: Tuesday, February 05, 2002 8:00 AM
To: J.S.Souza
Cc: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
Subject: Re: Kernel compile problem after reboot



On Tue, 19 Feb 2002, J.S.Souza wrote:

> Date: Tue, 19 Feb 2002 07:47:54 -0800
> From: J.S.Souza <jss@pacbell.net>
> To: linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org
> Subject: Kernel compile problem after reboot
>
> I am using Slack 8 with 2.2.19 and trying to install 2.4.17. The whole
> compile process goes as planned until I reboot. After reconfiguring
> lilo.conf and running lilo to update changes, I reboot and when I select
the
> new kernel all I get is
>
> Loading Linux........................
>
> Then my computer reboots and this continues to do the same until I select
> the old kernel and it reboots fine.
> Did I do something wrong in lilo? I merely made a duplicate entry with a
> different image= and label= entry:
>
> image = /boot/vzlinuz-2.4.17
> root = /dev/hda5
> label = Linux_2.4.17
> read-only
>
> I perform the standard:
> make mrproper
> make menuconfig
> make dep && make bzImage && make modules &&
> make modules_install
> cp System.map to /boot
> cp bzImage to /boot
> edit lilo.conf
> run lilo
> reboot
> swear at the computer.
>
do configure the kernel! Do not use defaults!

when you did cp bzImage to /boot
I hope you did cp bzImage /boot/vzlinuz-2.4.17

then try this cp bzImage /dev/fd0
rdev /dev/fd0 /dev/hda5

try to boot from floppy

if that is ok , reconfigure kernel try to boot it.
If it still don't boot perhaps your bios can't reach kernel
for some reason.

if still don't work post description on
what hardware / disk ?

regards,

Zoran

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