Installing Linux Kernel (CHAPT 5)

Gerard Beekmans gerard at
Mon Jul 30 16:32:31 PDT 2001

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 04:26:33PM -0700, Chad Simmons wrote:
> In the installation commands it has:
> cp -a ../src/linux/include/linux . &&
> mkdir asm &&
> cp -a ../src/linux/include/asm/* asm
> Whereas the Command Explainations has:
> cp -R ../src/linux/include/linux . and mkdir asm &&
> cp -a ../src/linux/include/asm/* .
> Notice that the explaination uses -R for the linux includes whereas the command
> uses -a. Also the cp for the asm dir in the explaination puts the files into
> /usr/include not /usr/include asm

That issue was resolved in the CVS version of the book already. You may
want to consult the current cvs version ( -
or any mirror site to see
if things are fixed already.

We may be aware of some issues already that aren't fixed yet. If so,
they will be in the bug list at so you
could check that one out too

Gerard Beekmans

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