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IBM developerWorks: Tutorial: Compiling the Linux kernel

Feb 17, 2001, 16:31 (0 Talkback[s])
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"This free, dW-exclusive tutorial shows how to rebuild your Linux kernel step by step to get the right configuration for your machine. dW columnist Daniel Robbins introduces the kernel, and then walks you through locating and downloading sources, configuring the kernel, compiling and installing the kernel, and boot configuration."

"After a quick (2 minutes, tops) registration, you can take the 45-minute tutorial, which covers everything you need to know to compile the Linux kernel."

"Prerequisites
None. Users who are new to Linux, Unix, or any Unix-like operating system will benefit from this tutorial. And intermediate Unix users will find this tutorial to be a good refresher."

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