LILO: Kernel too big

Damien Elmes resolve at
Sat Apr 20 22:14:59 EST 2002

Michael Still <mikal at> writes:

>> 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

That's your problem. You want arch/i386/boot/bzImage.

>> Other options include using grub instead of lilo, and trying for more modules.
> Bugger

Grub is fantastic. Try it. 

Damien Elmes

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