How do I make sure Im booting onto my custom kernel?
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Originally posted by Skyline .... or alternatively - did you actually make an entry for your new kernel in your bootloader configuration file?
Yeah, I did that, but its still wrong. I took the standard Linux boot at the top, copied, and labeled it -old. The new one is supposed to point at my new kernel, but the path is still the same as -old. Its still pointing at "vmlinuz" also. How can I find out where my custom kernel went as well? Its not in usr/src anymore.
It's not clear whether you're using LILO or grub. In /etc/lilo.conf you should leave the entries for your original kernel alone. Copy them, as you have, but edit one to point at your new kernel, e.g. "image = /boot/vmlinuz-custom" and "label = linux-custom".