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OSWeekly: How-To: Compile a Linux Kernel

[ 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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