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Old 12-02-2002, 04:12 PM   #1
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kernel or grub trouble

hi everyone

i've installed and compiled a kernel a couple of times
first with lilo as boot loader then grub
when i do everything the normal way
and cp bzImage to boot Dir and edit grub and restart
and select the new kernel my system reboots
i also used rdev , but no cigar
any suggestions?? somebody??

it 's kernel linux-2.4.20
Old 12-13-2002, 06:34 AM   #2
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Are you using initrd?
Old 12-14-2002, 08:51 AM   #3
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The same thing happened to me, except when my GRUB screen would come up it just had the words "GRUB" all over the screen, I haven't fixed it yet, but i'll probably just reinstall RH. I would just try the patch for the kernel or if you have RH use up2date to update it.
Old 12-14-2002, 09:28 AM   #4
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my system said nothing
but after backing up and reinstalling linux
no problem


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