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From: Alan McKinnon <alan@××××××××××××××××.za>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 13:31:05
Message-Id: 200702061520.18505.alan@linuxholdings.co.za
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4 by Gabriel Rossetti
1 On Tuesday 06 February 2007, Gabriel Rossetti wrote:
2 > Ric de France wrote:
3 > > Hi Gabriel,
4 > >
5 > > On 07/02/07, Gabriel Rossetti <rossettigab@×××××××.net> wrote:
6 > >> I emerge a kernel, let's say gentoo-sources-2.6.19-r5, I create
7 > >> the "linux" link, then cd inside
8 > >> and compile/install it. I reboot and I get lots of errors from
9 > >> modules, I do a uname -a
10 > >> and notice that it still says 2.6.19-r4, i then check in the /boot
11 > >> directory, and the links are correct,
12 > >> then I check my grub.conf and it's correct, I then tried
13 > >> gentoo-sources-2.6.20, still the same thing.
14 > >
15 > > It sounds like you're doing the right thing. Could you do a:
16 > >
17 > > $ ls -al /boot
18 > > $ cat /boot/grub/grub.conf
19 > > $ ls -al /usr/src
20 > >
21 > > and then post the outputs to this list?
22 > >
23 > > ...Ric
24 >
25 > Hi Ric,
26 >
27 > yes, here is what you asked for :
28
29 [snip listings]
30
31 > PS
32 > I have not changed my way of compiling / installing the kernel for at
33 > least 4 years (since switching to 2.6 kernel series)
34
35 Well, everything there looks just fine and how it should be, and you do
36 appear to know exactly how to compile kernels.
37
38 It looks to me like you slipped up just this once and have a PEBKAC or a
39 made a little typo - it happens :-)
40
41 If you run 'strings' on /boot/vmlinuz, is that really a 2.6.20 image?
42 Did you verify that /usr/src/linux-2.6.20 really does contain a 2.6.20
43 tree by examining the actual files?
44
45 alan
46
47 --
48 Optimists say the glass is half full,
49 Pessimists say the glass is half empty,
50 Developers say wtf is the glass twice as big as it needs to be?
51
52 Alan McKinnon
53 alan at linuxholdings dot co dot za
54 +27 82, double three seven, one nine three five
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Replies

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Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4 Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman <buanzo@××××××××××.ar>
Re: [gentoo-user] no matter what kernel version I compile, It says it's 2.6.19-r4 Gabriel Rossetti <rossettigab@×××××××.net>