[techtalk] kernel compilation

Nick Green wossname at mindless.com
Tue Dec 21 15:49:46 EST 1999

I'm sorry...I just looked at the stuff I have, and it IS 6.1, not 6.0.

-----Original Message-----
From: moebius at ip-solutions.net <moebius at ip-solutions.net>
To: techtalk at linuxchix.org <techtalk at linuxchix.org>
Date: Tuesday, December 21, 1999 2:39 PM
Subject: Re: [techtalk] kernel compilation

>Hey Nick,
> From my experience with Mandrake 6.0, There are a lot of fixes
>that you will need to get it working without any sort of Internet access.
>Broken symbolic links, innitscript problems, etc. I understand they fixed
>this in Mandrake 6.1. I'm don't know personally though as I've never gone
>back(can't see justifying putting a system out thats not throughly
>tested). Anyhow fixing these problems might make a huge effect in what
>you're trying to do
>Harry Hoffman
>Product Systems Specialist
>Restaurants Unlimited Inc.
>Seattle WA
>206 634-3082 ext. 270
>On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Nick Green wrote:
>> Hey, all.  I'm trying to get my linux machine up and running.  (My first
>> time
>> ever using linux, so be gentle. ;)  The biggest stumbling block I'm
>> is getting it setup for internet use.  I'm running Mandrake 6.0.  The
>> installation
>> does not compile ppp, and as a result, I can't get linux to even test the
>> modem that I've been able to determine.
>> I have gone through and remade my kernel through "make xconfig" and done
>> the make dep, make zImage, and make modules.  I want to do 3 things now
>> I don't know how...even though I know that they should be fairly easy
>> to figure
>> out...I can't find it spelled out plainly anywhere.  Anyway, I want to:
>> 1)  load the kernel onto a floppy so I can make sure linux will boot with
>> the new kernal
>> 2)  backup the old kernal
>> 3)  install the new kernal
>> Can anyone spell out in plain language how to do this?
>> n.
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