Linux - KernelThis forum is for all discussion relating to the Linux kernel.
Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Join our community today!
Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in.
If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. If you need to reset your password, click here.
Having a problem logging in? Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies.
Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide
This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.
For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.
Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.
I downloaded the source of the 220.127.116.11 kernel from kernel.org and compiled it. I did it in the follwoing steps.
1. make menuconfig (I didn't make any change here)
2. make bzImage
3. make modules
4. make modules_install
5. Copied the bzImage & System.map to the /bool folder as vmlinuz-18.104.22.168 and System.map-22.214.171.124 and created the initrd using the mkinitrd. Name of the file is initrd-126.96.36.199
6. Added the follwoing to the menu.lst of GRUB.
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-188.8.131.52 root=/dev/sda7 vga=0x31a resume=/dev/sda8 splash=silent showopts
7. Now when I restart the machine using this new kernel I'm getting the following error. FATAL: Could not load /lib/modules/184.108.40.206-xen/modules.dep : File or directory not found
But when I check the corresponding directory the file is there