BuildingKernel

Miguel Bazdresch lfs-01 at thewizardstower.org
Tue May 18 08:50:12 PDT 2004


* Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> [2004-05-18 17:20]:
> jeremy at jutley.org wrote:
> >
> >I don't see why we need these at all.  There's already documentation on
> >building the kernel available on TLDP.  LFS has always referred to
> >existing documentation where applicable.
> >
> 
> But LFS does have specific kernel build instructions in Chapter 8 
> already.  The only thing we don't cover is what selections to make 
> during the configure.  I'm just saying that these need to be brought 
> forward to where we are telling the user to first install a new kernel 
> (if necessary), just like we have the instructions for all the packages 
> in Chapter 5 also in Chapter 6.

LFS already has instructions to use 2.6, in the form of this hint:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/kernel-2_6-migration.txt

It works fine, it's what I used to migrate to 2.6. It even covers the
new modutils.

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Miguel Bazdresch
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