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Old 03-25-2004, 08:55 PM   #1
halovivek
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Thumbs up urgent help me


dear friends,
i downloaded full version of kernel 2.6.4 from www.kernel.org ..i asked here how to install .tar.bz2 .u showed me .i went to terminal window . i typed # tar -xvjf /root/makeusethis/linux-2.6.4.tar.bz2 .in terminal window ..it showed all the files running for 2 minutes. then # cameback. when i closed and restarted ..it showed in the grub as old version 2.4.2 . how to upgrade after this one.now it shows the folder in root as 2.6.4
i am having other file .tar.gz . i want to install. i am having this files in /root/makeusethis
i am aslo having .zip files . how to extract that and to install . please help me
awating your kind reply
 
Old 03-25-2004, 10:56 PM   #2
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You have to config your kernel in /usr/src/linux , not in /root ....

After you compile :

make dep clean bzImage modules modules_install

After your make the changes for your Linux Loader (ex: LILO/GRUB)

After you try to boot in..

see ya
 
Old 03-25-2004, 10:58 PM   #3
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First of all, use better and more helpful thread titles in the future. And marking your threads as urgent do not speed up your answers as they also come off as being rude and inconsiderate to the members who come here in their own spare time to answer questions.

Secondly, after you extract your kernel, you need to configure and compile it. Just untarring it doesn't install a new kernel.

Try searching the forums here, its asked all the time and we even have an ongoing sticky thread in Linux - General on steps to install a new kernel.
 
  


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