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[ale] Sound Config - Kernel Compile - Boot Disk Question
- Subject: [ale] Sound Config - Kernel Compile - Boot Disk Question
- From: critter at wizvax.net (Glenn C. Lasher Jr.)
- Date: Thu, 29 Oct 1998 07:08:00 -0500 (EST)
You could do that, yes.
...but what I usually do is this:
make menuconfig (...or make config or make xconfig, doesn't matter)
make dep (required)
make clean (required)
Make zdisk will compile the kernel into /usr/src/linux, compress it into
/usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot and copy it to /dev/fd0. After I boot it
from the floppy and make sure I like it, then I do this:
mv vmlinuz oldkernels/vmlinuz.YYYYMMDDhhmm
mv /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/zImage /vmlinuz
lilo <<======DON'T SKIP THIS STEP UNLESS YOU ARE NOT USING LILO
I also have lilo configured with two boots, one boots /vmlinuz, the other
boots /zImage, and this is for testing since the addition of a zip drive
required me to specify kernel parameters to get the zip and printer both
working at the same time.
Critter at Wizvax.Net
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On Wed, 28 Oct 1998, Strickland, Thomas L. wrote:
> Forgive my newness, but such is my condition.
> Two days into my Linux life. Caldera OpenLinux happily installed and
> running. KDE looking lovely. Here is my question:
> As it sits right now, I have no sound. When I get home today, I plan to
> "make xconfig" to make Linux recognize my Ensoniq Soundscape card. Since
> this is going to result in a recompilation of my kernel, what is the best
> way to update the kernel on my bootdisk? Do I simply do this:
> dd if=KERNEL of=/dev/fd0 obs=1k
> Or what?
> Thomas L. Strickland *
> Solution Center - x. 6858