On 02/27/2013 01:52 PM, Jon wrote:
On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 11:21 AM, William Cohen <wcohen(a)redhat.com
On 02/27/2013 11:51 AM, Darryl L. Pierce wrote:
> Is it advisable to build my own kernel for the Chromebook? I glanced
> through the IRC chat from last week and saw a note about kernels.
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I built a local version of the kernel because I needed some additional options
enabled in the kernel (kprobes and debuginfo) so I could test out systemtap on the chrome
book. If the existing kernel works for you, why spend the time on building you own local
I would advise you build your own kernel.
The upstream chromeos-3.4 contains many fixes, including the audio fix so you do not risk
melting the speakers.
I would also advise you enable audit_syscall.
Enabling the PERF stuff is also a good idea.
There have been a number of corrections and improvements in the git repo kernel, but the
earlier comment was kind of the "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." It
takes a little while to set things up and build the kernel and install it. Daryl, if you
need help to set it up I can help you.
William has a great kernel doc on his people page that goes over this stuff.
I wished that we had a srpm setup for the chromebook git kernel, then could point people
at the koji build. However, need to have the uboot built for chromebook also need