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Re: Installing new kernel on multi-boot system



On Mon, 8 Mar 1999, Jon Geissinger wrote:

> I have sucessfully recompiled my kernel, and now I need to install 
> it.
> 
> The problem is I am using NT's boot manager!
> 
> How do I get the new Kernel into place without destroying the boot 
> manager?
> 
> The current situation is lilo prompt comes up, and there is a series 
> of dots (.......  )  then it repeats itself three times and hangs.

check out the NT-Loader mini-howto

http://metalab.unc.edu/mdw/HOWTO/mini/Linux+NT-Loader.html

It should cover everything.

> 
> I did compile it to floppy to test (and currently, I am booting off 
> this!!), and it works OK.  All previous services and the new services 
> are there and functional.
> 
> I tried copying the new vmlinuz and System.map files out of 
> /usr/src/linux into boot (after renaming the existing), renamed the 
> module-info so that it didn't have a version number and edited 
> lilo.conf to reflect the name of the new kernel (vmlinuz).
> 
> Where did I go wrong?
> 
> What do I do to get it to boot off the hard disk again?
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