[lfs-support] LFS-BOOK-7.0:Section 8.3: Linux 3.1 Compilation.
yemerson1976 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 11:41:41 PDT 2012
I am currently working on Section 8.3 of Book 7.0. Section is about Linux
I am new to kernel compilation from Scratch. Book recommends to do the
kernel compilation from Scratch, is there any online material to go through
or I should go through the README present in Linux tar ball?
I spent sometime to figure out the options shown in make menuconfig GUI but
it was difficul to understand each and every options.
I also copied .config (/usr/src/kernels/18.104.22.168-45.fc14.i686/.config)
from host system and gave "make menuconfig" but it was asking for so many
questions one-by-one in the command line.
Not sure whether I should give "make oldconfig" in this scenario ( that is
copying .config from host PC). I went through the README and found there is
something called "allyesconfig", can I try that?
My Host PC details:
[root at cag73 ~]# cat /proc/version
Linux version 22.214.171.124-45.fc14.i686 (mockbuild at x86-16.phx2.fedoraproject.org)
(gcc version 4.5.1 20100924 (Red Hat 4.5.1-4) (GCC) ) #1 SMP Mon Oct 18
23:56:17 UTC 2010
[root at cag73 ~]# uname -a
Linux cag73 126.96.36.199-45.fc14.i686 #1 SMP Mon Oct 18 23:56:17 UTC 2010 i686
i686 i386 GNU/Linux
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