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Linux kernel

Getting the kernel sourceEdit

To compile a kernel, you will need the kernel source code. You can get it from

Simple methodEdit

First, configure the kernel, type:

make menuconfig


Next, compile the kernel, type:

make modules
make modules_install 
make install

Verify grub boot loaderEdit

Update /boot/grub.conf file and make sure it is configured to boot just compiler kernel.

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