[WBEL-users] Building a new kernel
koenigsson at gmail.com
Tue May 31 01:38:06 CDT 2005
Hm, you mention "make" followed by "make modules_install". That sounds
a bit weak to me and could well be your problem. The regular
incantation for a new kernel is
make dep && make clean bzImage modules modules_install
Then you need to copy the arch/i386/bzImage file (assuming of course
that you just built yourself an Intel kernel) to /boot with a suitable
"make modules_install" copies all kernel modules from the build tree
to /lib/modules/ and a subdirectory named after the first variables
found in the Makefile -- it is generally a good idea to add something
personal to the EXTRAVERSION variable like -reboant or something to
distinguish it from a proper kernel and to avoid confusion. This
should of course be done _before_ you build your kernel -- if you
didn't then it is back to square one: "make dep && ..."
Then, with your new kernel in /boot and all the modules installed
under /lib/modules are you all set to start massaging your boot
loader. See the docs for which ever you use.
Hope this was what you were looking for, informationwise.
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