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Patch and Compile Kernel with Custom Boot Logo

Posted 12-18-2009 at 04:54 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-21-2009 at 11:08 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally Posted in my BLOG.


Unlike every other distro, Slackware doesn't brand anything. Everything is vanilla. So when you boot, you see the original linux penguin logo at the top of your screen.

Download the latest kernel source from kernel.org. I'll be using here kernel 2.6.32 source and 2.6.32.1 patch. So you understand that you don't need to download the whole kernel source every-time a...
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Pimp my Slack!

Posted 12-12-2009 at 08:08 PM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-18-2009 at 05:01 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

Originally posted in my Blog.
I am a KDE fan. Besides the eye-candy, I love the KDE apps. They are much better at functionality than their Gnome counterparts, e.g-> Brasero in Gnome has caused a lot of burn failures, whereas K3b is just perfect. Gnome just gets in your way of doing things. Anyway, this article is about what I did with my default Slackware install to make it more beautiful. Before I proceed...
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Improving Slackware boot time

Posted 12-09-2009 at 12:30 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:40 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Tags boot, slackware

Originally Posted in my BLOG.
Slackware by default takes a long time to boot. We can minimize this. I am going to write down exactly what I did, you read that and do it on your own.

First login as root using "su" and continue:

Code:
 # nano /etc/lilo.conf
Write compact in the global section or uncomment it. [it's there somewhere at the top]

Next find the append line and add "quiet" at the end. My append line reads:
...
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[example] Compiling 2.6.32 kernel in Slackware 64

Posted 12-08-2009 at 11:31 PM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 12-09-2009 at 12:42 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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[howto] Compile 2.6.31 Kernel in Slackware 13.0

Posted 09-16-2009 at 07:18 AM by ~sHyLoCk~
Updated 09-19-2009 at 09:03 AM by ~sHyLoCk~

This is the way I did it, and hopefully should work for you as well.

Open terminal and login as root [or if you'd prefer, use sudo in every step.]

Code:
 # cd /usr/src

    # wget ‘http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/linux-2.6.31.tar.bz2′

    # tar xvfj linux-2.6.31.tar.bz2
After it’s extracted remove the previous symlink.

Code:
 # rm -rf linux

    # ln -s /usr/src/linux-2.6.31 /usr/src/linux
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