HowtoForge: How To Compile A Kernel--The Ubuntu Way
Nov 09, 2006, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"Each distribution has some specific tools to build a custom
kernel from the sources. This article is about compiling a kernel
on Ubuntu systems. It describes how to build a custom kernel using
the latest unmodified kernel sources from www.kernel.org (vanilla
kernel) so that you are independent from the kernels supplied by
your distribution. It also shows how to patch the kernel sources if
you need features that are not in there.
"I have tested this on Ubuntu 6.10 Server ('Edgy Eft') and
Ubuntu 6.06 Desktop ('Dapper Drake')..."