[lfs-book] r10891 - trunk/BOOK/chapter08

bdubbs at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org bdubbs at higgs.linuxfromscratch.org
Fri Apr 17 10:38:51 PDT 2015


Author: bdubbs
Date: Fri Apr 17 10:38:51 2015
New Revision: 10891

Log:
Add a note that deleting the kernel source after building
is not necessary.

Modified:
   trunk/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml

Modified: trunk/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml
==============================================================================
--- trunk/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml	Thu Apr 16 14:03:26 2015	(r10890)
+++ trunk/BOOK/chapter08/kernel.xml	Fri Apr 17 10:38:51 2015	(r10891)
@@ -202,10 +202,17 @@
     on the machine. That person would then have write access to the kernel
     source.</para>
 
-    <para>If the kernel source tree is going to be retained, run
-    <command>chown -R 0:0</command> on the <filename
-    class="directory">linux-&linux-version;</filename> directory to ensure
-    all files are owned by user <emphasis>root</emphasis>.</para>
+    <note>
+      <para>In many cases, the configuration of the kernel will need to be 
+      updated for packages that will be installed later in BLFS.  Unlike
+      other packages, it is not necessary to remove the kernel source tree
+      after the newly built kernel is installed.</para>  
+    
+      <para>If the kernel source tree is going to be retained, run
+      <command>chown -R 0:0</command> on the <filename
+      class="directory">linux-&linux-version;</filename> directory to ensure
+      all files are owned by user <emphasis>root</emphasis>.</para>
+    </note>
 
     <warning>
       <para>Some kernel documentation recommends creating a symlink from


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