"lndir ../linux-126.96.36.199" (to create link to the source directory of the host kernel)
then applied the patch for the this kernel by
"bzcat ../uml-patch-188.8.131.52-1.bz2 | patch -p1"
make xconfig ARCH=um
make linux ARCH=um
make modules ARCH=um
after this step you can do two things, use your `host' file system or download/make a file system image. I prefer the latter choice.
Go to http://uml.nagafix.co.uk/
and download a File System image
when you are done downloading a fs image. Type:
This should work for you. You should be presented with a login in prompt.
Let me know if you have any problems.