FC2 kernel quality

Jonathan Andrews jon at jonshouse.co.uk
Thu Sep 30 20:15:43 UTC 2004


On Thu, 2004-09-30 at 21:02, Chris Adams wrote:
> 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.

Ok, Ok - so I am plonker ! 

What I take home is the message that to build a Redhat kernel I need to
understand rpm ......






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