Bug 4324 - RH 6.0 Installation Guide - "Building a Custom Kernel" incorrect
RH 6.0 Installation Guide - "Building a Custom Kernel" incorrect
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: rhl-ig-x86 (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Sandra Moore
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Reported: 1999-08-02 23:41 EDT by daltonm
Modified: 2014-08-04 18:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-10-08 16:04:19 EDT
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Description daltonm 1999-08-02 23:41:37 EDT
The "make" steps have changed with the advent of the Linux
2.2 kernel however seection 11.8 has not been updated to
reflect the changes.  It appears that the text for section
11.8 is the same as the RH 5.2 Installation Guide.  In my
case, "make boot" eventually fails with a "too big" type
error in the kernel compression and packaging utilities in
spite of the fact that I set up for and use modularization
when building a new kernel.

I believe that the correct step should now be "make bzImage"
as outlined in:
http://www.redhat.com/corp/support/docs/kernel-2.2/kernel2.2-upgrade-5.html#ss5.2
Comment 1 Jay Turner 1999-08-03 11:22:59 EDT
Yes, this step should be "make bzImage"
Comment 2 Red Hat Documentation 1999-10-08 16:04:59 EDT
Fixed in 6.1 Reference Guide.  Thanks for letting us know!

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