Originally Posted by eliza
i want to make a kernel with minimum functionality that just boots and displays a prompt. I dont know from where to start,and what are the componenets that i have to develop in order to make this kernel functional and from where can i get source code related to any of these components.
first u need to download a kernel source 2.6 and uncompressed it copy it to /usr/src directory
change ur current directory to ur kernel directory
for minimistic kernel u have to configure the kernel.
this will put only strongly recommended sevices in kernel
after that u configure
the kernel according to ur need
after that compile by
that will compile kernel and all modules
make modules install
that will install all modules
will complete all compilation.