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Old 11-23-2004, 11:26 PM   #1
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kernel compilation error : '/etc/lilo' not found

hi all,
i am new to linux. i am facing the following problems.
i was trying to recompile the kernel with NTFS support. i went through the following steps
cd /
cd /usr/src/linux-2.4.9
1. make xconfig
2. make dep
3. make install

however at step 3 it gives the following error and halts
/etc/lilo.conf not found

problem is that i am using grub not lilo, so the file lilo.conf does not exits on my pc.
how can i make it use grub not lilo. can anyone help me.

i am using redhat AS 2.1

surya p.
Old 11-23-2004, 11:46 PM   #2
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kernel compile

With rh after xconfig I would

make modules_install
make install

rh will automatically add an entry to grub.conf but will not make it default, you will have to choose it on boot and the n edit it after you confirm it works.
Old 11-24-2004, 01:22 AM   #3
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SONIC,thanx 4 the reply,will try it



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