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I've just downloaded and configured my first kernel. I've done make modules_install and make install. I've tweaked my menu.lst to list all kernels (instead of using the escape button)and now I need to add grub entrees so it can find the kernel. This is the part that confuses me. The howto I used said that make install would take care of this, but it didn't seem to. This is the grub entry for my working kernel:
I'm pretty sure that the important lines here are the last two, but I'm having trouble making sense of what they are.
Also, I believe I need to do something with the System.map file but am not sure what. Anything else that I need to do? I'm sooo close to building and properly installing my first kernel but just need a little help.
Sorry, forgot to follow up on System.map. I found this explanation online:
"Every time you compile a new kernel, the addresses of various symbol names are bound to change. When you compile a new kernel, your old System.map has wrong symbol information. A new System.map is generated with each kernel compile and you need to replace the old copy with your new copy."
Indeed, I see that my newly compiled kernel has a System.map in the top of the directory tree. Do I need to replace the older /boot/System.map with this new one?