Everyting went so well until I tried to boot

Michael V. Franklin slavo at mail.wsu.edu
Fri Nov 9 13:50:21 PST 2001


> The best advice I can give you is to, for your first kernel compile,
> compile the stuff you need into the kernel instead of as
> modules.  Once
> you have the system up and running, you can learn about using modules
> and other things but to start with, just compile everything in (i.e.
> answer Y) that you need to boot the system.

Thanks for your reply, but I have a somewhat dumb question:  How do I know
what to install in the kernel?  That's where I screwed up the first time.

Mike

> -----Original Message-----
> From: lfs-support-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
> [mailto:lfs-support-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of
> Mark Hymers
> Sent: Friday, November 09, 2001 1:36 PM
> To: lfs-support at linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: Everyting went so well until I tried to boot
>
>
> On Fri, 09, Nov, 2001 at 11:41:15AM -0800, Michael V.
> Franklin spoke thus..
> > You know I followed the directions in the book, but I found
> nothing on how
> > to configure the kernel.  I configured the kernel myself
> making the best
> > assumptions that I could and then it worked.  Apparently,
> there's a RAMdisk
> > support in the kernel (or something like that) that needs
> to be compiled in
> > order for Lilo and other boot loaders to work.  That may
> have been the
> > problem.  It's working now (mostly).  I'm able to boot, but
> having trouble
> > installing modules.
> >
> > Did I miss something in the book, because I saw nothing about how to
> > configure the kernel.  I'm using version 20011105.
> The best advice I can give you is to, for your first kernel compile,
> compile the stuff you need into the kernel instead of as
> modules.  Once
> you have the system up and running, you can learn about using modules
> and other things but to start with, just compile everything in (i.e.
> answer Y) that you need to boot the system.
>
> Mark
>
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