new kernel install. instructions for book

Gerard Beekmans gerard at linuxfromscratch.org
Mon Mar 12 21:45:39 PST 2001


This is on the TODO list, not yet implemented.

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Instead of using:
ln -s ../src/linux/include/linux &&
ln -s ../src/linux/include/asm

Let's use:
ln -s $OLDPWD/include/linux &&
ln -s $OLDPWD/include/asm

Pro: no more assuming kernel headers are in /usr/src/linux. They could be 
elsewhere.

Con: we'd be using an absolute path now.

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I think the pro outweighs the con in this case.

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