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Old 08-01-2006, 03:25 AM   #1
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Post Compiling Kernel help

I compiled kernel.I copied the bzimage to /boot and edited the grub.conf.but i dont know how to get the initrd.img and are these files located? and how to edit grub.conf?

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Old 08-01-2006, 04:00 AM   #2
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i dont know about system map... which distro are u using??

u can edit grub.conf in any editor.. try vim or vi..
u will find the initrd.img file in the same place u put the bzImage,i.e., /boot (this is in accordance with wat i have found in redhat distros & Ubuntu).

initrd.img will have some such filenames


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I always though you need to make the initrd.img file manually in the /boot directory using 'mkinitrd' command. And yes, is indeed found in /usr/src/linux
Note that copying is optional phase AFAIK.


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