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Linux Gazette: Compiling and installing a Linux kernel

Jun 30, 2001, 17:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Subhasish Ghosh)

Back to the basics: Subhasish Ghosh describes how to install and compile a kernel for Red Hat Linux.

"Hi everyone, this article provides you with an extremely detailed and step-by-step process describing how to Compile, Configure and then Install a Customized Red Hat Linux Kernel. As we all know, a Customized Kernel is required for many reasons, and I wouldn't want to go into the details of those. I will only show how to Compile, Configure and Install a Custom Kernel. Though the steps mentioned below are primarily targeted for the Red Hat Linux users, but the same process applies to the users of other Linux Distributions also, of course, with a few minor modifications as required. (For instance, not all systems use initrd.)"

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