LILO: Kernel too big

Martijn van Oosterhout kleptog at
Sat Apr 20 22:14:53 EST 2002

On Sat, Apr 20, 2002 at 09:43:46PM +1000, Michael Still wrote:
> > Are you copying vmlinux from the top level directory? If so, try copying the
> > compressed image from arch/[archtype]/boot (eg arch/i386/boot/bzImage).
> And then copying the top level vmlinux to /boot

Wrong one. You need arch/i386/boot/[b]zImage.

> > How big is bzImage?
> 2.8 MB from memory.

That's uncompressed.

Martijn van Oosterhout   <kleptog at>
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