[ILUG] Debian and new kernel
lbedford at lbedford.org
Tue Jan 29 11:40:14 GMT 2002
On Tue, Jan 29, 2002 at 10:56:35AM -0000, Fergal Moran came forth with:
> I cut my teeth on debian (2.2R4) over the weekend on an old HP Netserver (it has an integrated HP Surestore DAT which I was hoping to use for backups). The install was fine but I had to recompile a new kernel (2.4.9) to get support for the DAT drive but I am having trouble installing it. I notice that debian put its default kernel in / rather than in /boot (I have /boot on a separate partition) which confused me a bit as all the other distros I am familiar with put it in /boot - so I put my new kernel in / just to be sure (it's a bzImage if that makes a difference) I added the relevant bits to lilo.conf - ran /sbin/lilo which added the new kernel without complaining. I then rebooted and at the LILO prompt - selected my new kernel but it hung after
> Loading Linux..................
did you pick the right architecture for your machine? I seem to remember
seeing machines that would do that if you picked 386 rather than K6 or
something equally silly..
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