[Linux-ia64] Re: kernel make install - why don't we make it easy like on ia32?

From: David Mosberger <davidm_at_napali.hpl.hp.com>
Date: 2002-03-26 09:58:32
>>>>> On Tue, 19 Mar 2002 22:38:02 -0800, Piet/Pete Delaney <piet@sgi.com> said:

  Piet> I was wondering why the ia32 style of installing boot stuff
  Piet> like /boot/vmlinuz that done in:

  Piet> 	arch/i386/boot/Makefile and arch/i386/boot/install.sh

  Piet> isn't being done for ia64.

  Piet> I'm thinking of makeing a few tweaks to the ia32 version to
  Piet> copy kernel stuff to /boot and /boot/efi. I've been using a
  Piet> hack on the top level kernel Makefile but it's a hack to do it
  Piet> there. The ia32 paradigm seems fine; so why isn't it done for
  Piet> ia64. Even after applying the ia64 patch to linux-2.4.18, a
  Piet> 'make install' in the top level kernel Makefile still breaks.

No particular reasons.  Just a case of something I'd never want to use
myself and nobody else sending a patch.

Received on Mon Mar 25 15:00:17 2002

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