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87Re: [gnubies-il] kernel upgrade

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  • Boaz Rymland
    Mar 10, 2001
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      Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
      >
      > On Sat, 10 Mar 2001, Shemmy Porat wrote:
      >
      > > Trying to upgrade RedHat 6.2 - kernel 2.2.14-5.0to 2.4.2 .
      > >
      > > After executing make zImage got error message kernel too large. I run again
      > > make xconfigto reduce the size of the kernel and than make dep; make
      > > clean: make zImage.
      > >
      > > This time the proccess stops after less than a minute with the following:
      > >
      > > make[2]: *** [ksyms.o] Error 1
      > > make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
      > > make[1]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
      > > make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux/kernel'
      > > make: *** [_dir_kernel] Error 2
      > >
      > > Pls help
      >
      > try:
      >
      > make bzImage
      > """
      > instead. It will produce a vmlinuz file in the same location.
      >
      > (I don't know exactly what is the difference between biImage and zImage.
      > It is not simply bzip2 vs. gzip).
      >

      I dont know that exact details too, but I can add that with bzImage kernel you
      dont have a limit on the kernel image size (i think the regular limit is 640k).
      So you can compile, for instance, a 750MB kernel with make bzImage.

      Boaz.
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