[ILUG] Compiling a new kernel
padraig.brady at corvil.com
Wed Oct 9 17:20:03 IST 2002
Mark Conway wrote:
> Can anybody tell me where to get accurate instructions for
> compiling a new kernel? I used one partilcular tutorial off
> the web and it didnt work. Im running RH 7.2 at the mo and
> kernel 2.4.7, so id like to upgrade.
well if you get an rpm of the kernel it's quite easy.
rpm -i newkernelrpm
cp configs/configIwant .config
make oldconfig dep bzImage modules install
> When I used the "make" commands.... they didnt work. Is it a problem at my end? im not sure.
More info is needed than that.
If you want to try any kernel in an arbitrary directory
tar xjf linux-2.4.19.tar.bz2
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