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installkernel
#!/bin/sh
#
# Arguments:
# $1 - kernel version
# $2 - kernel image file
# $3 - kernel map file
# $4 - default install path (blank if root directory)
# define input variables
#
# assume default install path is /boot
if [ -z $4 ]; then
install_path=$4;
else
install_path=/boot;
fi
kver=$1
kimg=$2
kmap=$3
vmlinuz=$install_path/vmlinuz-$kver
sysmap=$install_path/System.map-$kver
kconfig=$install_path/kconfig-$kver
initramfs=$install_path/initramfs-$kver.img
#
# check for previous versions
#
if [ -f $vmlinuz ]; then cp $vmlinuz $vmlinuz.old; fi
if [ -f $initramfs ]; then cp $initramfs $initramfs.old; fi
# if [ -f $sysmap ]; then cp $sysmap $sysmap.old; fi
# if [ -f $kconfig ]; then cp $kconfig $kconfig.old; fi
#
# install the image and map files
#
cat $kimg > $vmlinuz
# cp $kmap $sysmap
# cp $(dirname "$kmap")/.config $kconfig
#
# install the initramfs
#
mkinitcpio -k $vmlinuz -c /etc/mkinitcpio.conf -g $initramfs
#
# Check for grub, then lilo
#
# In the Grub menu you can use two menu entries, one pointing to
# kernel-newest and one to kernel-previous.
if [ -d $install_path/grub ]; then
# mv $install_path/kernel-newest $install_path/kernel-previous
# cp $vmlinuz $install_path/kernel-newest
update-grub
elif [ -x /sbin/lilo ]; then
/sbin/lilo -v
fi
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