Trouble rebuilding kernel

Auke Kok auke.kok at
Mon Jan 27 00:27:19 GMT 2003

On Mon, 2003-01-27 at 00:14, Todd A. Jacobs wrote:
> I am trying to manually rebuild my kernel, but when I run "make bzImage,"  
> I get the following error:
> Boot sector 512 bytes.
> Setup is 4671 bytes.
> System is 1082 kB
> warning: kernel is too big for standalone boot from floppy
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20/arch/i386/boot'
> Lots of stuff is being built as modules. What can I do to get the kernel 
> to install?

ehh, install? here's what I always do:

cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/vmlinubz-2.4.20
vi /etc/lilo.conf
  [add the image w/proper name etc]


Auke Kok <auke.kok at>

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