Subject: Re: compiling kernel: does 'make depend' have its dependencies right?
To: Markus Illenseer <email@example.com>
From: Jim Shaffer Jr. <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 01/28/1996 21:28:27
> > Finally, what must be set to make the kernel boot? There's an option
> > named INSTALL or something similar whose comment says something about
> > miniroot booting. Since I haven't needed to boot from the miniroot
> > filesystem since I got the full system installed, I took it out. My new
> > kernel would freeze with no error messages after the 'views configured'
> > message. When I put the option back in, the kernel worked.
> I guess you want to start this kernel. If you made sever changes in the
> kernel file, and copying the kernel to /dev/reload doesn't give but a black
> screen, you need to restart the Amiga and use "loadbsd".
> Otherwise you made something wrong and your root-partition is not
> recognized if the kernel stops after the "views installed" messages.
No kernel has ever started for me by copying it to /dev/reload.
The problem I described happens when using loadbsd.
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