Re: My wish for the next Linux-Release...

Andrew E. Mileski (
Tue, 2 Jul 1996 11:50:43 -0400 (EDT)

> I can hardly blame him if he is using vmlinux. The zImage (or bzImage)
> is buried way down the tree: /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/zImage
> Whatever it is that gets compiled should get an _obvious_ name and
> be put in the root of the source tree. I really don't care if it
> is moved or just symlinked. (a copy would waste space)
> Another suggestion: a plain "make" should run menuconfig.
> Actually, the old config should be scriptconfig and menuconfig
> should be the normal config.

Well there are alread a few options...
a) make install
b) make zlilo
c) make zdisk
No need to ever have to touch a kernel :-)

Then for those hard to please, the location of zImage was documented
the last time I looked (egads! You mean I have to read? Oh no!)

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