bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 17:01:48 PST 2009
Mike McCarty wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> linux fan wrote:
>>> On 11/19/09, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> We changed the cp command for the kernel to:
>>>> cp -v arch/x86/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinux-220.127.116.11-lfs-SVN-20091117
>>> It worked for me to just make a symlink in boot instread ot remaking
>>> kernel just to get a new name.
>>> ln -s lfskernel-18.104.22.168 vmlinux-22.214.171.124
>> That will work, but why not just rename the file?
> Because you lose any possible audit trail, and have only your
> own memory to keep track.
Audit trail of what? You already change the name when you copy bzImage
to /boot. You can append any string you want to vmlinux to provide info
about where it comes from.
I name mine
Of course it's your system, so you can name the kernel images anything
you want. You can also edit /etc/grub.d/10_linux line 64:
list=`for i in /boot/vmlinu[xz]-* /vmlinu[xz]-* ; do
to match your kernel file name convention, but you would probably have
to re-edit it if you installed a new version of GRUB over an old one.
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