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1) Can somebody please walk me through building and installing a new kernel (Fedora Core 1, current version 2.4, yes I have source installed) or reccomend a good website for a total linux-kernel-building n00b that totally explains it step-by-step?
2) I am installing a driver for my wireless card. It like patches the kernel or something, but it says I need to rebuild the kernel with the option of modules enabled. I can do this, but it asks me like 10,000 other questions, of which 10,000 of them I don't understand. I noticed that if you just press enter it accepts it. Is it using a default? Is it safe to do that?
The Linux Kernel HOWTO is a pretty good place to start. I don't know of a step-by-step walkthrough, but once you get to the point of configuring it, the built-in documentation for each kernel configuration option should help you; for every config option, you can choose "help" to see a detailed explanation of what that option is for. It's best to learn by doing, I think.
If I understand your second question correctly, you're saying that you need to "enable support for modules"... is that correct? If so, you are probably OK; every standard distribution kernel already has modules enabled. However, if you're saying that the kernel needs to be patched, and a module needs to be built, then that would be part of the procedure of compiling your own kernel.
Is the "10,000 other questions" you refer to the config options of the kernel? For those, I think a default configuration is provided, but it's very probable that the default does not include many important things.
Anyhow, check out that HOWTO. I think it'll answer some of your questions.
I dont have enough experience to know what I need and what i dont, although I chose help and read it. I dont understand it sometimes.
That causes the kernel being too big (1,9MB doesnt fit on a 1,4MB floppy what you might have noticed).
Isnt there any more detailed explanation, which says sth like "you dont need this if you dont want that" in an easy way?