Iam using Redhat linux 2.4.18-14(which came with
Now I want to reconfigure the kernel.
I have download the linux 2.4.18 from ftp:kernel.org
Ihave put the file in /home/cs0205/
There itself I unzipped the file.
Then I saw a new directory /home/cs0205/linux
then cd /home/cs0205/linux
During the configuration I havn't made any changes
the default configuration.I have just saved the
default configuration and exited.
After this I observed that there are new files in
/boot like vmlinuz-2.4.18 and vmlinuz-2.4.18.img
Before there were files named vmlinuz-2.4.18-14 and
I have then changed my /etc/lilo.conf file as follows
I have run /sbin/lilo
when I tried booting with the new kernel image, its
stopping after giving the message,
kernel panic:I have no root I want to scream
please help me!!!!!!!!!
Iam new to linux.
I don't know why we should do make mrproper,dep
What is the result of this make?
will u please suggest any resources on net?
or any text book?
I have read somewhere saying that we have to copy
bzImage in linux/arch/boot/ to /boot/
I have also seen something regarding System.map!
What does this System.map and bzImage contain?
Do I really have to copy them?
Then what is the use of make install?
please answer to my queries!!!!!!
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