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Re: install 2.6.4 kernel on rh8



 --- Paal Marker <paal barum folkebibl no> escribió: >
OK, I tried to install from /usr/src/  and it seemed
> to install ok. But 
> still, no img files installed under /boot 
> /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.4 should 
> have been installed when the make command was
> executed, right?
> 

Try to make your .img with mkintrd in your
/usr/src/linux-2.6.4 and then copy it to /boot

Cheers

> 
> Manuel Arostegui Ramirez wrote:
> 
> > --- Paal Marker <paalma online no> escribió: >   I
> >have big problems on this issue. My original
> >  
> >
> >>kernel is 2.4.18-14.  I 
> >>do not get any image files installed in /boot and
> >>neither 
> >>/boot/grub/grub.conf  or /etc/grub.conf are
> updated
> >>when installing 
> >>kernel 2.6.4.  If anyone has done this upgrade and
> >>have time to follow 
> >>the steps I have done, I would be happy to know
> what
> >>I have done wrong.
> >>
> >>The steps I have done is:
> >>
> >>
> >>downloaded kernel linux 2.6.4.tar.gz
> >>downloaded module-init-tools-3.0-pre10.tar.gz
> >>downloaded modutils-2.4.21-23.src.rpm
> >>
> >>tar xvfz module-init-tools-3.0-pre10.tar.gz
> >>cd module-init-tools-3.0-pre10
> >>./configure --prefix=/sbin
> >>make
> >>make install
> >>./generate-modprobe.conf /etc/modprobe.conf
> >>
> >>Installing modutils-2.4.21-23.src.rpm:
> >>rpm -i modutils-2.4.21-23.src.rpm
> >>rpmbuild -bb /usr/src/redhat/SPECS//modutils.spec
> >>rpm -Fi
> >>
> >>    
> >>
>
>/usr/src/redhat/RPMS/i386/modutils-2.4.21-23.i386.rpm
> >  
> >
> >>Installing the kernel: (used directory
> >>/home/src/kernel)
> >>gunzip linux-2.6.4.tar.gz
> >>tar xvf linux-2.6.4.tar
> >>cd linux-2.6.4
> >>
> >>Making /home/src/kernel/linux-2.6.4/.config
> >>cp
>
>>/usr/src/linux-2.4/configs/kernel-2.4.18-686.config
> 
> >>/home/src/kernel/linux-2.6-3/.config
> >>make oldconfig
> >>
> >>edited line in .config, CONFIG_EXT3_FS=m to
> >>CONFIG_EXT3_FS=y
> >>Edited the Makefile:  EXTRAVERSION = -skim-ch6
> >>make bzImage
> >>make modules
> >>make modules_install
> >>make install
> >>mkdir /sys
> >>
> >>Editing /etc/rc.sysinit:
> >>After line 'action $"Mounting proc filesystem: "
> >>mount -n -t  proc /proc 
> >>/proc'  put in line 'action $"Mounting sysfs
> >>filesystem: " mount -n -t 
> >> sysfs /sys /sys'
> >>
> >>After failing I tried to edit the .config file
> >>'CONFIG_BLK_DEV_SD=y and 
> >>then run:
> >>make bzImage
> >>make modules
> >>make modules_install
> >>make install
> >>This did not make any difference.
> >>
> >>Contents of /boot:
> >>
> >>boot.b
> >>chain.b
> >>config-2.4.18-14
> >>config-2.4.18-14debug
> >>config-2.4.18-14uml
> >>grub
> >>initrd-2.4.18-14debug.img
> >>initrd-2.4.18-14.img
> >>kernel.h
> >>lost+found
> >>message
> >>message.ja
> >>module-info
> >>module-info-2.4.18-14
> >>module-info-2.4.18-14debug
> >>module-info-2.4.18-14uml
> >>os2_d.b
> >>System.map
> >>System.map-2.4.18-14
> >>System.map-2.4.18-14debug
> >>System.map-2.4.18-14uml
> >>vmlinux-2.4.18-14
> >>vmlinux-2.4.18-14debug
> >>vmlinuz
> >>vmlinuz-2.4.18-14
> >>vmlinuz-2.4.18-14debug
> >>vmlinuz-2.4.18-14uml
> >>    
> >>
> > 
> >I install 2.6.4 on a RH9 and these were my steps.
> >
> >Put my linux-2.6.4.tar.gz on /usr/src
> >
> >tar -zxvf linux-2.6.4.tar.gz && cd linux-2.6.4
> >make xconfig
> >(When xconfig finished)
> >make && make modules && make modules_install
> >mv arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/bzImage-2.6.4
> >mv System.map /boot/System.map-2.6.4
> >ln -s System.map-2.6.4 System.map
> >
> >Then I reconfigure my /etc/lilo.conf
> >I don't use grub, so I cannot help you on this
> step.
> >
> >Best regards
> >
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