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SubjectRe: Installing kernel 2.4


Anil kumar wrote:
>
> Hi ,
> I installed Red Hat 7.0, I am able to find the
> linux-2.2.16 in /usr/src
>
> These are the following steps I did to install
> kernel 2.4:
>
> cd /usr/src
> #rm -r linux
> # rm -rf linux-2.2.16
> #tar -xvf linux-2.4.0-test9.tar
>
> #cd /usr/src
> #ls
> linux
> redhat
> #mv linux linux-2.4.0-test9
> #ln -s linux-2.4.0-test9 linux
>
> #ls
> linux->linux-2.4.0-test9
> linux-2.4.0-test9
> redhat
>
> #cd /usr/src/linux
> #make xconfig
> I just save & exit without changing the
> configuration.
> #make dep
> #make clean
> #make bzImage
> #make modules
> #make modules_install
>
> I find that System.map is mapped to 2.4.0, ie.. new
> System-2.4.0-test9.map is created
>
> #cd /boot
> #ls
> #vmlinuz->vmlinuz-2.4.0-test9
> #cd /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot
> #cp bzImage /boot/vmlinuz
>
> #vi /etc/lilo.conf
> changed image from image = /boot/vmlinuz-2.2.16-22


How about making this line match the name of the copied kernel (you
copied it as
/boot/vmlinuz so thi should be image = /boot/vmlinuz

Jeff

> to
> image = /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.0-test9
>
> #lilo
> linux
> dos
>
> when I boot linux
>
> The system hangs after messages:
> loading linux......
> uncompressing linux, booting linux kernel OK.
>
> The System hangs here.
>
> Please let me know where I am wrong
>
> with regards,
> Anil
>
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