1 files changed, 6 insertions, 3 deletions
@@ -149,6 +149,9 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
"make gconfig" X windows (Gtk) based configuration tool.
"make oldconfig" Default all questions based on the contents of
your existing ./.config file.
+ "make silentoldconfig"
+ Like above, but avoids cluttering the screen
+ with question already answered.
NOTES on "make config":
- having unnecessary drivers will make the kernel bigger, and can
@@ -169,9 +172,6 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
should probably answer 'n' to the questions for
"development", "experimental", or "debugging" features.
- - Check the top Makefile for further site-dependent configuration
- (default SVGA mode etc).
COMPILING the kernel:
- Make sure you have gcc 2.95.3 available.
@@ -199,6 +199,9 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
are installing a new kernel with the same version number as your
working kernel, make a backup of your modules directory before you
do a "make modules_install".
+ In alternative, before compiling, edit your Makefile and change the
+ "EXTRAVERSION" line - its content is appended to the regular kernel
- In order to boot your new kernel, you'll need to copy the kernel
image (e.g. .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation)