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Old 07-06-2010, 08:51 AM   #1
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how to compile a linux kernel in fedora


i have downloaded .src.rpm file from net.
i dont know how to compile that.
can u tell me the basics of linux kernel compilation.

how to compile a kernel. how to install or modify the existing running kernel with tat. etc


I am using fedora 12 it has 2.6.31.5-127.fc12.i686.PAE

i havedownloaded kernel-2.6.31.5-127.fc12.src.rpm

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Old 07-06-2010, 08:56 AM   #2
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i have downloaded .src.rpm file from net.
i dont know how to compile that.
can u tell me the basics of linux kernel compilation.

how to compile a kernel. how to install or modify the existing running kernel with tat. etc
Spell your words out and write clearly, please.

Don't know what source RPM you downloaded, so we can't tell you how to compile it. You also don't say what version/distro of Linux, either, so it's hard to give you any help, when you don't provide any details.

Google has lots of information on how to compile a Linux kernels. First hit:
http://www.cyberciti.biz/tips/compil...kernel-26.html

Also, you install a source RPM with the standard "rpm -i <package name>" command. You then have to go into /usr/src/packages/SPECS, then build the 'real' RPM package with the rpmbuild command.
 
Old 07-06-2010, 02:44 PM   #3
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Hi,

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Originally Posted by vivignesh View Post
i have downloaded .src.rpm file from net.
i dont know how to compile that.
can u tell me the basics of linux kernel compilation.

how to compile a kernel. how to install or modify the existing running kernel with tat. etc


I am using fedora 12 it has 2.6.31.5-127.fc12.i686.PAE

i havedownloaded kernel-2.6.31.5-127.fc12.src.rpm
As a newbie you are asking a lot of elementary questions. I suggest you do a search here on LQ for some of the queries. We will aid you when you help yourself to a solution. Provide us with what you have attempted and then maybe someone will be able to assist.
'How to Ask Questions the Smart Way' would be another link you should look at to help us to help you in the future.

Other source(s) would be some of the following links to aid you;

Linux Documentation Project
Rute Tutorial & Exposition
Linux Command Guide
Utimate Linux Newbie Guide
LinuxSelfHelp
Getting Started with Linux
Bash Reference Manual
Advanced Bash-Scripting Guide
Linux Home Networking
Virtualiation- Top 10


The above links and others can be found at 'Slackware-Links' which has a lot of useful links. More than just SlackwareŽ links!
 
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Old 07-06-2010, 03:35 PM   #4
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You could use the following commands

$rpm --rebuild <source package name>

after you get binary use:

#rpm -i <binary rpm>

Try it out yourself. Report any errors

Regards.
 
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You have reopened a thread that's a YEAR OLD, to post a spam link to your blog. Thanks, but no. Thread reported as both spam and a TRIPLE posting.

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Old 06-11-2011, 04:01 PM   #6
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