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OSWeekly: How-To: Compile a Linux Kernel

May 09, 2006, 08:30 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Puru Govind)

[ Thanks to Puru Govind for this link. ]

"According to Wikipedia.org, 'the kernel is the core piece of most operating systems. It is a piece of software responsible for the communication between hardware and software components. As a basic component of an operating system, a kernel provides abstraction layers for hardware, especially for memory, processors and communication between hardware and software. It also provides software facilities such as process abstractions and makes interprocess communication easier.'

"Now that I have written so much about Linux kernel, I realize that many people reading those articles do not even know how to compile them..."

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