...You will find yourself in an absolute minimal bash-environment.
You will not even be asked to enter your username or password! At this time you are the ultimate super-user; no-one can get around you because the system is in single-user mode, so be careful what you are doing. There are no file-rights set or anything else!
Your prompt will probably look like this:
mount -o remount,rw /
mount -t reiserfs /dev/md0 /usr/src
Now you can go to the directory containing the source and type in:
If you like, now might be a good time to pray that everything works out fine... ;-)
If everything went through properly, you will return to your prompt after the installation without any error message. In all other cases, please see Chapter 5.
If everything goes fine, run:
Congratulations! The library is successfully installed. Now type in: mount -o remount,ro / to ensure that all the data is written to the hard drive.
Now start the reboot:
Try booting your normal kernel. If everything turns out fine, you are ready to use the new library.