> Graham Mitchell wrote:
> > On 26 Apr 96 at 16:09, Aaron Fredrick Tiensivu wrote:
> > > o 'vmlinuz' created as a symlink pointing to 'vmlinuz_x.x.xxx' , same with
> > > System.map. That way, no need to go probing to the file looking for version
> > > signature.
> I already have all my kernels with version numbers.
> make zlilo is not necessary, try
> $ make zImage && cp boot/arch/i86/zImage /vmlinux-x.x.xx
> $ vi /etc/lilo.conf && lilo
> make zlilo will automatically install vmlinuz and manage your kernels, which
> is great if you are building a stable kernel, and only need one backup.
> If you are playing with x..x you probably want a bit more control over
> which kernels you keep around.
All good ideas, but I never liked the name "vmlinux"; it's
"zImage-1.3.95" (for example) for me.
BTW: HP-UX 10 has it's kernel in /stand/ together with the
configuration file. Shouldn't Linux add "/config-1.3.95" when a
kernel is installed? An other thing is the system map...