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@ 2001-10-05 4:21 walt
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From: walt @ 2001-10-05 4:21 UTC (permalink / raw)
To: lamarts, linux-kernel
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From: "Lamar Seifuddin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2001 6:55 PM
Subject: Failure to get login prompt - after compiled 2.4.10
> I compiled the 2.4.10 linux kernel on my Compaq Armada E700 P-III
> where RedHat 7.1 - 2.4.2-2 was located.
> I followed the directions using the "newbie" url
> after several shots at it (more or less refining the type of
> I was successful at creating a bzImage file.....loaded it......etc.
> After rebooting the pc, I can't seem to get back to the login page.
> It's a black screen. I'm sure I have to check the graphics
> Question: How do I get back to some sort of prompt, so I can
> the kernel again?
> thank you,
Did you overwrite /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.x or did you copy bzImage to /boot
and add it to lilo as
"another" OS? If so, you should be able to boot off the orgional kernel.
If not, the only thing I know to do is reinstall RH 7.1 and choose the
Below is a sample of my /etc/lilo.conf which boots the orgional RH 6.2
kernal as default,
boots 2.2.19 as new, boots 2.4.2 as 2.4.2, and boots windows as dos.
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