[lkml]   [1999]   [May]   [30]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
Messages in this thread
SubjectRe: RH6 and lilo - kernel too big
Hash: SHA1

On Sat, 29 May 1999, Dave Helton wrote:
> Alan, Have tried bzImage and come up with a kernel size of 471K. Made the
> necessary entries in lilo.conf and it still says 'kernel to big'.
> Have pared down the kernel to just the basics, most everything is compiled
> as modules. Using ram disk/initrd for scsi stuff and ext2 in the
> kernel itself, thats it!
> This is just weird. I had this problem with 5.2 some time back and don't
> remember what the fix was.
> I see that the stock 2.2.5-15 kernel is 617K and lilo doesn't complain
> about it. Would a previous version of lilo fix this or is that pointless.

I have a slightly different problem myself -- LILO won't allow _ANY_ 2.2.x
kernel other than 2.2.5-15 to boot. 2.3.x works, but any 2.2.x other than
Red Hat's doesn't.

I think that I'm going to upgrade the LILO package, as well any others
that mess with that stuff.

- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
Michael B. Trausch
President of Linux Operations, ADK Computers
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
PGP Public Key is available at a Key Server near you, or at:
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
ADK Computers, Walbridge Office E-Mail:
- --------------------------------------------------------------------------
Never tell people how to do things. Tell them what to do and they will
surprise you with their ingenuity. - General George S. Patton

"Don't MAKE me come down there" - God
Version: GnuPG v0.9.7 (GNU/Linux)
Comment: Made with PGP4Pine


To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to
Please read the FAQ at

 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:52    [W:0.043 / U:35.080 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site