Daily archives: 2019-01-06


Configure GRUB for a new kernel

For those of you who didn’t use make install, you still have to configure your bootloader to include the new kernel. GRUB comes with a set of tools for this, and the command we need is the following. grub-mkconfig -o /boot/grub/grub.cfg And that’s it. Really! Reboot now, and use the […]


Creating an initramfs

A lot of the code that your machine needs in order to boot will be built as kernel modules, and so won’t be immediately available to the kernel at boot-time. For the modules that drive your printer, sound-card, USB devices, etc., this isn’t a problem, but a lot of critical […]