On Thu, 6 Nov 2003 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote:

> In order to have a "safety belt" I'd like to backup my current kernel
> before upgrading (i.e. "make installkernel") my newly compiled kernel.
> Which files do I need to back up?
> I thought about
> /kernel (file)
> /modules (directory)
> Anything else?
> TIA for your help,

"make installkernel" will rename your current kernel and modules to
kernel.old and modules.old for you.

I tend to explicitly grab a copy of configs (/etc) prior to using
mergemaster; this is purely paranoia on my part.

jan grant, ILRT, University of Bristol. http://www.ilrt.bris.ac.uk/
Tel +44(0)117 9287088 Fax +44 (0)117 9287112 http://ioctl.org/jan/
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