Compiling Kernel on FC2

Kam Leo kam.leo at
Fri Jan 28 04:04:31 UTC 2005

On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 18:18:18 -0600, Gain Paolo Mureddu
<gmureddu at> wrote:
> Steven Pasternak wrote:
> >I run:
> >cd /usr/src/linux-2.6.10
> >cp /boot/config-2.6.5-1.358 .config
> >make menuconfig
> ><change processor type ONLY>
> >make bzImage
> >make modules
> >sudo cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinuz-2.6.10
> >sudo cp /boot/
> >sudo cp .config /boot/config-26.10
> >cd /boot
> >sudo /sbin/mkinitrd initrd-2.6.10.img 2.6.10
> >cd grub
> >sudo vim menu.lst
> ><copy the first entry and change versions ONLY>
> >sudo /sbin/init 6 (to reboot)
> >
> >Do you think that choosing my own options from the start instead of using the
> >stock config would fix it? Thanks!
> >-Steven
> >
> >
> >
> Hmmm Hard to say... I don't think so... But just like you, when I use
> any of my custom kernels every now and then I get a Kudzu message that
> states my printer was removed, however I keep the setttings, boot the
> system and have been able to print whenever I want... So I wouldn't give
> it too much attention... BTW I usually install the kernel like this:
> cd /usr/src/linux-<version>
> cp /boot/config-<latest_official_version> .config
> make menuconfig && make modules modules_install install

bzImage is missing from above. Also install has to be performed as
root.  So as root

# make menuconfig && make bzImage modules modules_install install

> I haven't had *any* problems save for those occasional kudzu messages.

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