I must have attempted this 20 times and each time I get the same result. I compile my kernel and move all the appropriate files and directories. I edit LILO to point to my new kernel. Re-run LILO and reboot. I ALWAYS fail at this point:
"uncompressing linux...ok, booting the kernel"
but it NEVER goes further than that. I've waited over an hour and still nothing. What am I doing wrong? I am not very proficient at Linux but I've read a lot about compiling the kernel and followed step by step instructions. I've just never compiled it successfully. Can anyone give me any pointers. Please no referrals to the HOW-TO website. I've already read them. Thanks a lot.