Custom kernel rpm for FC3?

Gabriel Labelle glabelle at
Mon Dec 27 19:56:48 UTC 2004


I would like to create a custom kernel rpm (and an "old fashion" kernel-
source rpm also if possible) for my Fedora Core 3 box. So I went to and followed the

But after step 5, I'm not sure of what I should do in order to build my
kernel and kernel-source rpms.

Should I try with one of the following? Which one should I use since I
don't understand the difference between each one of these?

$ make help |grep rpm

rpm - Build a kernel as an RPM package
rpm-pkg - Build the kernel as an RPM package
binrpm-pkg - Build an rpm package containing the compiled kernel &

Many thanks for your time and help.

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