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Old 10-03-2003, 01:03 PM   #1
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Kernel Installation

I am using kernel-2.4.21

i installed kernel using gcc-2.95.3 as per the cvs version of the book

i did all the configurations and did whatever was their in the book
on the net

now when i run /sbin/lilo -v i get the following message
and then when i did reboot to the system there was no option for the lfs to boot into

LILO version 21.4-4, Copyright (C) 1992-1998 Werner Almesberger
'lba32' extensions Copyright (C) 1999,2000 John Coffman

Reading boot sector from current root.
Warning: current root is not on the first disk
Merging with /boot/boot.b
Boot image: /boot/lfskernel
Added MyLinux *
/boot/boot.1601 exists - no backup copy made.
Writing boot sector.
Unexpected dirty buffer encountered at do_get_write_access:613 (16:01 blocknr 0)


Plz help
Old 10-03-2003, 01:07 PM   #2
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Re: Kernel Installation

I suggest upgrade to Grub. Much easier to manage IMO.

The 5.0-pre2 book has the instructions.
Old 10-03-2003, 01:13 PM   #3
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i am using grub only as per the cvs version

both for host as well as lfs

is there a different way to configure grub


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