[Techtalk] Kernel compile problem

Lee Blackwell lee_blackwell at eur.3com.com
Mon Oct 22 12:47:26 EST 2001

I've had that before - for me it was down to compiling a kernel for 80386
when I was actually running an AMD K6 chip... (doh!)

Go back into your kernel config and double check everything ;-)



Lee Blackwell
Unix Specialist, NCS, 3com IT.
"I plan on living forever. So far, so good."

On Mon, 22 Oct 2001, James wrote:

> I recently compiled a kernel (2.4.12) and when I rebooted the system (after
> copying bzImage and System.map to /boot/ and updating lilo), the system
> seemed to "hang" after "Uncompressing Linux..........." during bootup.
> Is it actually hanging (as in something is b0rked) or am I just being
> impatient and not letting it uncompress for the first time?
> Not a major issue, as I still have the original kernel on there too.
> - James, kernelally challenged on this one

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