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Re: recompiling the kernel



On Sat, 2005-09-03 at 14:10 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 2 Sep 2005, Markku Kolkka wrote:
> 
> > Chethiya K Ranaweera kirjoitti viestissään (lähetysaika
> > perjantai, 2. syyskuuta 2005 06:00):
> > > I want to know how to recomplie a kernel. Can somebody guide
> > > me or give me a good link?
> >
> > http://crab-lab.zool.ohiou.edu/kevin/kernel-compilation-tutorial-en/index.html
> 
> isn't that content out of date?  since it refers to "kernel-src" rpms,
> and not "kernel-devel" rpms?

No, it's not out of date.

The kernel-xxxx.src.rpm contains all of the kernel source code and is
suitable for rebuilding the kernel (and all modules) itself.

The kernel-devel-xxxxx.arch.rpm is one of the products of rebuilding
kernel-xxxx.src.rpm and contains just the headers etc. necessary for
building out-of-tree modules for that particular kernel.

Paul.
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Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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