[oclug] building new kernel
tomg at nova.yi.org
Fri Feb 16 23:24:27 EST 2001
>If I build the kernel on another machine how do I obtain a
>system.map file for the laptop?
This assumes you are building the kernel in /usr/src/linux/. You can
put it wherever you like, actually.
you need /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage, and that will become
You need /usr/src/linux/System.map, and that will become the System.map
>What about the modules?
You need /usr/src/linux/modules/*.o, and those are your modules.
Although they are normally installed with a hierarchy that's all
organised, (if I recall correctly) it isn't actually needed. You can
copy all those *.o files to laptop:/lib/modules/2.4.1/
Hmm...*waits for linuxdoc*...*waits*...hmm, I wonder if Voltayre's
Encyclopedia Xenobiologica really is coming out on CD and if it will be
too expensive. Ah, there is the
http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/Kernel-HOWTO.html that may answer other
Ask more questions if you have them. :)
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