[lfs-support] LFS-BOOK-7.0:Section 8.3: Linux 3.1 Compilation.

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Mon Aug 13 13:18:44 PDT 2012


Emerson Yesupatham wrote:
> Hi Team,
>
> I am currently working on Section 8.3 of Book 7.0. Section is about Linux
> 3.1 compilation.
>
> 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/2.6.35.6-45.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?
>
> Kindly suggest.

This may be useful:

http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/hints/downloads/files/kernel-configuration.txt

   -- Bruce






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