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Linuxnewbie.org: My steps to building and installing the 2.4 kernel in Redhat 7

Jan 22, 2001, 08:26 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Brian Jones)

[ Thanks to Sensei for this link. ]

"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."

"This was done on a *fresh* install of Redhat 7 on an AMD 700MHz, with a Voodoo 3 3000 PCI, and 128MB RAM...."

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