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Old 07-17-2004, 11:56 AM   #1
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volid read error @ kernel compiling

I configured and compiled a new 2.6.x kernel by following the instructions in the newbie guide sticky.

All went well untill I did the make install instruction. Then the installation procedure complained by printing the following:

Fatal: volid read error

What is this error, and how can I fix it???
Old 07-17-2004, 03:13 PM   #2
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Do the make install by hand :
cd /usr/src/linux-2.6.x
mv /boot/vmlinuz /boot/vmlinuz.oldy
mv /boot/ /boot/
cp /boot/
cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz

Verify that lilo points to vmlinuz and reboot


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