January 22, 2001

My steps to building and installing the 2.4 kernel

Author: JT Smith

Sensei writes "I was getting really frustrated building this kernel using the online and hard copy resources, because they sorta get sketchy in some parts (ie 'depends on the system', 'if you want', 'might be a good idea'). So I got together all of my resources in one place, sat down with the README and CHANGES docs that come with the kernel, and decided to document, step by step, the process I went through. Of course I don't go through every config option the kernel has to offer, but if you need information on each choice you have, do 'xconfig' like I do below, and there's help all along the way.

Check it out here"


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