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Re: README in /usr/src/linux* need updating



Dave Jones <davej redhat com> writes:

>> [...]
>> o    If you boot Linux from the hard drive, chances are you use LILO which
>> o    uses the kernel image as specified in the file /etc/lilo.conf.  The
>> o    kernel image file is usually /vmlinuz, /boot/vmlinuz, /bzImage or
>> o    /boot/bzImage.  To use the new kernel, save a copy of the old image
>> o    and copy the new image over the old one.  Then, you MUST RERUN LILO
>> o    to update the loading map!! If you don't, you won't be able to boot
>> o    the new kernel image.
>> 
>> That hasn't been true for several versions now.
>
> Really ? It was certainly true not so long back. Forgetting to run lilo
> caused it to just hang on boot..

  Yikes... I meant `chances are you use LILO'
Shouldn't this be about grub with maybe a small footnote for lilo?




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