LILO: Kernel too big

Steven Hanley sjh at
Tue Apr 23 14:08:18 EST 2002

On Sat, Apr 20, 2002 at 10:25:56PM +1000, Brad Hards 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
> You never need the top level vmlinux. Ignore it.

you never want to use the top level vmlinux on x86, however on non x86 archs
such as ppc this is the image the bootloader uses, grub may be able to use
such an image also (not sure)

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