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I am stuck with one problem after having installed a new Linux kernel .
I am able to reach the point where i enter the username and password . After which i dont see the desktop icons and stuff like that . I have given the step[ by step procedure i followed to create the new kernel.
I copied the tarball to /usr/src. Then i use these commands in the same order. I run the commands as a root user.
# make menuconfig
# make dep
# make clean
# make bzImage
# cp/usr/src/linux/184.108.40.206/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.35
# make modules
# make modules_install
Now i configure grub by adding the following lines
title Red Hat Linux(2.4.35)
kernel /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.35 ro root=/dev/hda2
Here i come to the end of the procedure.
I have not touched upon mkinitrd. Is it necessary??? Then how should i do it?