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Re: Am I shooting for the stars asking for kernel 2.6.19 RC1 for FC5?



> 1) download and untar source tree into personal (non-root) home
> directory
> 2) copy a recent FC config file from /boot into the top level of that
> source tree with the name ".config"
> 2a) [optional] "make menuconfig" to tweak config if you want


In my experience, the stock FC config file generally won't work cleanly with the
vanilla kernel.org sources. I've been using the FC5 (latest kernel) then patching
specific fixes from the vanilla tree. It works, but be prepared for some tweaking.


>
> (remaining steps to be done all from top level of kernel source tree)
>
> 3) $ yes '' | make oldconfig
> 4) $ make
>
> (become root, then)
>
> 5) # make modules_install
> 6) # make install
>
>   reboot to new kernel.  if things go terribly, horribly wrong, reboot
> to old, working kernel.
>
>   no big deal.
>
> rday
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