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SubjectRe: system.map
Timothy Covell wrote:

>On Wednesday 02 January 2002 13:39, Tony Hoyle wrote:
>
>>Timothy Covell wrote:
>>
>>> Of course, you can copy over the new System.map
>>>file to /boot, but their is no (easy) way of having more than
>>>one active version via "lilo" or "grub". And that could be
>>>considered a deficiency of the Linux OS.
>>>
>>???? Just call it System.map-2.2.17, System.map-2.5.1, etc. Sounds
>>pretty 'easy' to me.
>>
>>'make install' does all this for you, btw.
>>
>>Tony
>>
>
>Not on grub. I quote:
> It is also possible to do "make install" if you have lilo
> installed to suit the kernel makefiles,
> but you may want to check your particular lilo setup first.
>
>But, on my grub based system, I have to:
>
>1. "make bzlilo" which creates vmlinuz and System.map
>and puts them in / and not in /boot. (make bzlilo is easier to use
>than bzimage)
>
>2. cp /vmlinuz /boot/vmlinuz-x.y.x ; cp /System.map /boot/System.map-x.y.z
>
>3. rm /boot/System.map ; ln -s /boot/System.map-x.y.z /boot/System.map
>
>4. vi /boot/grub.conf (or /etc/grub.conf) and put in new kernel boot entry.
>
>5. sync;sync;shutdown -r now
>
>
If you export INSTALL_PATH=/boot then the copying and removing and
relinking will be unnecessary.

Nick Harring
Webley Systems, Inc.


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