Re: Installing new kernels and 2.1.99 problem.

Thomas Molina (
Sun, 3 May 1998 08:34:01 -0500 (CDT)

Look in /usr/src/linux. There is a there which should have a
timestamp equal to the end of compilation of the kernel. I've been
copying that file into /boot/ [e.g.] and making a
symlink to from whichever kernel version I'm currently
running. I usually keep about six kernels around in /boot.

On Sat, 2 May 1998, Nomad the Wanderer wrote:

> Next part. I can't use "make zilo" from what I understand. I don't
> immediately install my kernels into "production". A new kernel is put as
> /boot/vm.test and label=test so I can run it for a few days before I blow
> away my old one. As a result, I'm manually copying
> arch/i386/boot/[zImage|bzImage] to /boot/vm.test and then doing the modules.
> Am I missing something like the system map? I hunted around and couldn't find
> any such file in the source tree. Anyone kow?

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