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Old 09-09-2005, 03:49 PM   #1
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compile 2.6.13

i compile the kernel-2.6.13 on gentoo-2.6.11-r3 but th new kernel <version> has'nt been added...what do i do?
Old 09-09-2005, 04:05 PM   #2
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What steps did you follow? What do you mean it hasn't been added? Are you following the Handbook? I found it was best to follow that very closely when I installed Gentoo.
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You can not skips any steps in the handbook and it will work fine.
As said above,more detailed info is needed.
Old 09-09-2005, 04:09 PM   #4
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Yeah, there are several places where you could be having problems, and you just sorta need to look around a bit to see what did and didn't happen:
  • Did the kernel get built (or installed from a package)?
  • Is there a file on /boot?
  • Is there a new entry in the boot-loader menu (e.g. /boot/grub/grub.conf)? Or in the case of LILO, has it been re-run?
Obviously, I'm not a gentoo'er myself, but this is the general procedure to follow...


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