Loren M. Lang
lorenl at alzatex.com
Thu Mar 11 10:31:49 PST 2004
On Thu, Mar 11, 2004 at 11:59:44AM +0100, Uwe Doering wrote:
> Loren M. Lang wrote:
> >3. The handbook seems to suggest to use the config, make, make install
> >procedure for installing the kernel if you have no other reason for not
> >using it, what is the reason for this? (The paragraph immediately
> >following procedure 2)
> This sequence takes care that all the modules get installed together
> with the matching kernel, that a backup of both the kernel and the
> modules is available (suffix '.old') in case the new kernel doesn't work
> properly, and it also deals with the system immutable flag ('schg') that
> protects '/kernel' from being deleted or clobbered by accident. You
> would have to do all these things by hand if you didn't use the
> recommended sequence.
I mean why use that procedure over a make buildkernel installkernel, I
thought they both did all that.
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I sense much NT in you.
NT leads to Bluescreen.
Bluescreen leads to downtime.
Downtime leads to suffering.
NT is the path to the darkside.
Powerful Unix is.
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