FC2 kernel quality

Chris Adams cmadams at hiwaay.net
Thu Sep 30 20:02:32 UTC 2004

Once upon a time, Jonathan Andrews <jon at jonshouse.co.uk> said:
> I only mention this as im on my 10th pass at trying to build a core 1
> kernel, so im not bitter ;-)  What happens to the .configs RH use to
> build the kernel, the supplied ones are decoration and seem to be no use
> at all, or am I missing the point or just a plonker ? Please vote now !

rpm -ivh kernel-<version>.src.rpm
cd <rpm home>/SPECS
rpmbuild -bp --target=i686 kernel-2.6.spec
cd ../BUILD/kernel-<version>/linux-<version>

The configs are in the (who'd have guessed it) configs directory of the
expanded source tree.

Chris Adams <cmadams at hiwaay.net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.

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