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This is my first time to compile kernel. When I "make zImage" with linux kernel 2.4.20, I got following error. Anyone knows what it means? How to fix it? Does "make zImage" copy the zImage directly to boot sector?
objcopy -O binary -R .note -R .comment -S compressed/vmlinux compressed/vmlinux.out
tools/build bootsect setup compressed/vmlinux.out CURRENT > zImage
Root device is (3, 67)
Boot sector 512 bytes.
Setup is 2520 bytes.
System is 1105 kB
System is too big. Try using bzImage or modules.
make: *** [zImage] Error 1
May I recommend reading the Kernel-HOWTO
on TLDP instead? I have reason to believe that this
tutorial of yours is rather ancient (referring
to kernel-2.2.2 :}) ... I haven't seen a zImage
in quite a while...