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Okay so everything was going good untill i type "make zImage" and then i got this http://www.freewebs.com/halflife2fil...EL_PROBLEM.doc (Couldnt post, there was too much text) So any ideas on whats causing this? Was there something i was supposed to do before i did what that website told me to do?
Originally posted by Megaman X The link you are trying to follow is for the 2.4 kernel series. It is a bit different to compile the kernel on 2.6 series, which is the one I believe you are using with Mandy 10. Do this:
# cd /usr/src/linux
# make menuconfig
# make && make modules_install
Is that everything? How do i install the kernel once im done? Thanks you two for your fast reply
Almost everything . Then you will need to install your new kernel to /boot and tell the boot loader it's name and where it is:
# cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/<choose a name>
then update your boot loader config and reinstall your boot loader (if you use lilo). If it's lilo, run "/sbin/lilo". If it's grub, you just need to update your grub.conf, usually located at /boot/grub/grub.conf
There might be a few steps that I'm forgetting though .
Originally posted by mjmwired Hi Michael, please explain the following:
What distribution AND version of Linux are you using? (ex: Redhat 9.0)
What was the file name of the kernel source you obtained? (ex: linux-2.4.30.tar.bz2)
Depending on what Linux you are using it may be very little or quite a bit of work to switch from 2.4 to 2.6 kernel.
Depending on which kernel you are compiling the compile process is different.
Im useing Mandrake 10.1 and as far as which source i have i really dont know. Is there somewhere i can download the source i need?
Originally posted by Megaman X Give us the output of the following:
rpm | grep kernel
ls -l /usr/src/linux
the first line didnt say anything the second one showed that the linux folder pointed to the 2.4 series folder. But when i tried urpmi kernel-source-2.6 it fixed everything and i compiled the kernel and did the make and make modules_install commands but i got a question.. where does it save the new kernel to?
Originally posted by Michael_C15 the first line didnt say anything the second one showed that the linux folder pointed to the 2.4 series folder. But when i tried urpmi kernel-source-2.6 it fixed everything and i compiled the kernel and did the make and make modules_install commands but i got a question.. where does it save the new kernel to?
follow my first post
also u need to make custom names to copy those images files