Before moving forward, take a look at the Linux From Scratch HOWTO
and the Linux Bootdisk Howto:
On 18 Sep 2001, at 9:54, Dave Airlie wrote:
>> does RH put a config in /boot at all? ... some distribs do ..
>> usually though RH compiled kernels are under-optimised to run on more
> platforms and have a load of unneeded stuff on them .. so your best bet is
> to figure out what devices you have and pick them as modules.. or maybe
> just module everything you can (except IDE/ext2 of course)..
>> On Tue, 18 Sep 2001, Fergal Moran wrote:
>> > I have a RH7.1 box here with kernel 2.4.2-2 and I want to recompile it
> > with kernel 2.4.9. Unfortunately the sources were not installed with
> > the first install - so I can't see how the original kernel was
> > compiled. How can I ensure that I am compiling everything I need into
> > the new kernel - or is it a case of trial and error?
> > Cheers,
> > Fergal.
> David Airlie, Software Engineer
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