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Old 01-08-2004, 04:50 PM   #1
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Installing 2.6 kernel. What do I do after.....

Installing 2.6.0....After make modules_install....what then? I am apparently not using Lilo...I think I'm using Grub. How do I get the blasted thing to boot my 2.6 kernel instead of 2.4?
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here just read this
obviously skipping half way down the page to where your stuck at
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Assuming you are still in the /usr/src/linux directory:

cp /arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/kernel-2.6.0 <-- name it what you want
vi /boot/grub/menu.lst


title kernel 2.6.0 or whatever distro you want to put herer
root (hdx,x)
kernel (hdx,x)/boot/kernel-2.6.0 root=/dev/hdx ro

save and reboot.

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Beautiful....this is exactly what I've been looking for! Thanks!
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If you got there I assume you already installed the new module loader coming with module_init_tools firsts as it is necessary for 2.6 kernel series.
Also create a /sys directory as it will be necessary since some programs use/will use this "proc system like" task.
Then edit /etc/fstab adding a line like this
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
just after the proc occourrence, to make sure this "partition" will be mounted at boot.


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