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Old 10-18-2004, 06:47 PM   #1
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Selecting New Kernel In Grub Causes Reboot

Running Red Hat 9 with 2.4.20-31.9, I recompiled kernel trying to get
sound working. Everything seemed to work OK after: cd /usr/src/linux-*;
make mrproper; make xconfig; make dep; make clean; make modules;
make modules_install; make install, with new entry showing up in grub
and new folder with correct name in /lib/modules, new vmlinuz,,
and config file in boot.
However when I try to boot the new kernel, the machine reboots and I
wind up back at grub screen. Original kernel and DOS still boot OK.
As a really rank newbie, would appreciate any hints what is screwed up.
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What's the size of that new vmlinuz?

Old 10-18-2004, 07:19 PM   #3
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New kernel vmlinuz-2.4.20-31.9custom is 1.2MB
Orig Kernel vmlinuz-2.4.20-31.9 is 1.1MB


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