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Linux Orbit: Building a Custom Kernel for Debian HOWTO

Jul 31, 2002, 19:00 (2 Talkback[s])
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"In this article, we'll show you how to configure and install a custom kernel 'the Debian way.'

"Why would you want to build a custom kernel? You usually need to build a custom kernel to get support for hardware or options not included in the default kernel (ATX power-down springs to mind). Fortunately the Debian distribution provides tools to allow you to not only build a kernel with a lot fewer steps than other distributions, you will also end up with a custom kernel Debian package.

"Sound cool? Ok, we're ready to get started..."

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