[lfs-support] LFS 7.1 rebuilding a kernel with a newer version

William Harrington berzerkula at cox.net
Tue Aug 21 18:24:11 PDT 2012


On Aug 21, 2012, at 17:02 PM, Lewis Pike wrote:

> Can I safely leave the kernel headers from an earlier Linux version
> in place when rebuilding the kernel proper.  Are the Linux headers
> guaranteed to be stable across security/bugfix versions?  If Linux
> headers do need replacing when upgrading, are they easily removed?
> Does the kernel ship with a simple tool to clean out these headers?

http://kernel.org/doc/Documentation/make/headers_install.txt

That will clear it up for you.

Sincerely,

William Harrington




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