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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:31 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 01:42 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG

Please Note: You should atleast read Alien_Bob's [Eric Hameleers] Guide once if you are new to kernel compiling. I always refer this guide to people who just started kernel compiling since it's very well-written and explained in details. Here is the link.
This is my second kernel compile guide [actually more like a report of my experience]. A few...
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Slackware: installing from HDD using CD .iso files

Posted 10-06-2009 at 06:26 AM by catkin

Hello

Here's a procedure to install Slackware 13.0 starting with the CD .iso files on a Linux system using GRUB. It is a modified form of the procedure for installing from a DVD .iso file given here.

It was developed and tested on an ubuntu 8.04 system following a pilot Slackware installation in a VirtualBox virtual machine but nothing in the procedure is specific to that environment.

A file system is populated with the files a) required for GRUB...
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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part V

Posted 09-28-2009 at 03:54 PM by stuartd

It's been some time since I did any work on that old laptop. I've been away on holiday and then very busy.
So this evening I tried to get my head back into configuring eth0.
I've come up with a couple of ideas and tried them to no avail. Here goes -

I read here about pcmcia configuration:
http://linux.about.com/library/cmd/blcmdl5_pcmcia.htm

and after some more reading around created /etc/modprobe.d/xircom.conf as follows:

Code:
alias eth0
...
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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part IV

Posted 09-01-2009 at 03:38 PM by stuartd
Updated 09-03-2009 at 04:21 AM by stuartd

I meant this evening to continue exploring the installation of Slackware onto my old Dell laptop. The battery stopped working many years ago and I've been running it off the mains. This evening I plugged in the power-supply and switched on at the socket and nothing happened.

I've put a meter across the mains outlet and it's working and the plug's fuse is okay and power gets as far as the connection into the power supply, but there's no little green light coming on.

...
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Installing Slackware 12.2 On An Old Dell Laptop - Part III

Posted 08-27-2009 at 01:20 PM by stuartd
Updated 08-27-2009 at 01:24 PM by stuartd

I read in Michael Lewis's Absolute BSD that the best way to learn the system is to explore /etc/ so I decided to take a look at the files in /etc/ and see if I could find out where control of loading modules at boot time lies. I thought that finding references to `modprobe` in the files in /etc/ might give me a clue so I did:

Code:
root@achilles:~# grep -Rl modprobe /etc/
/etc/modprobe.conf
/etc/rc.d/rc.inet1
/etc/rc.d/rc.modules-2.6.27.7-smp
/etc/rc.d/rc.nfsd
...
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