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Re: Difficulty with mkbootdisk command



first you list /lib/modules/ directory, "ls /lib/modules"
then you'll see your kernel version 

second run "mkbootdisk --device /dev/fd0 XXX"
replace XXX by your kernel.

try it, it works in my linux.

Abdul Malik bin Hilman bin Mahyuddin
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On Wed, 5 Jul 2000, Nick Katsifarakis wrote:

> Hello, people!
> 
> I'm having difficulty with the <kernel> parameter of the mkbootdisk command.
> I have upgraded my system from the 2.2.14 to the 2.2.16 kernel and I want to
> create a boot disk that uses the new compilation I created in
> /usr/src/linux.  My problem is that the <kernel> parameter of mkbootdisk
> always references the /lib/modules/ directory which apparently has some
> older kernel related subdirectories within it.
> 
> I'm really unfamiliar with the /lib/modules/ directory.  Is there some way
> that I can add compilations under that directory?  (Should I even be doing
> that?  And if not, how can I make my own boot disks based on my own
> compilations?)  Any suggestions would be gratefully appreciated.
> 
> Many thanks beforehand,
> Nick Katsifarakis
> 
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