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authorRandy Dunlap2005-09-22 23:44:07 -0500
committerLinus Torvalds2005-09-23 00:17:35 -0500
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[PATCH] corrections to top-level README
Corrections to the recent top-level README changes. Signed-off-by: Randy Dunlap <rdunlap@xenotime.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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@@ -151,7 +151,7 @@ CONFIGURING the kernel:
151 your existing ./.config file. 151 your existing ./.config file.
152 "make silentoldconfig" 152 "make silentoldconfig"
153 Like above, but avoids cluttering the screen 153 Like above, but avoids cluttering the screen
154 with question already answered. 154 with questions already answered.
155 155
156 NOTES on "make config": 156 NOTES on "make config":
157 - having unnecessary drivers will make the kernel bigger, and can 157 - having unnecessary drivers will make the kernel bigger, and can
@@ -199,9 +199,9 @@ COMPILING the kernel:
199 are installing a new kernel with the same version number as your 199 are installing a new kernel with the same version number as your
200 working kernel, make a backup of your modules directory before you 200 working kernel, make a backup of your modules directory before you
201 do a "make modules_install". 201 do a "make modules_install".
202 In alternative, before compiling, edit your Makefile and change the 202 Alternatively, before compiling, use the kernel config option
203 "EXTRAVERSION" line - its content is appended to the regular kernel 203 "LOCALVERSION" to append a unique suffix to the regular kernel version.
204 version. 204 LOCALVERSION can be set in the "General Setup" menu.
205 205
206 - In order to boot your new kernel, you'll need to copy the kernel 206 - In order to boot your new kernel, you'll need to copy the kernel
207 image (e.g. .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation) 207 image (e.g. .../linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage after compilation)