Where to find the linux kernel source code in RH Linux 8?
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How to recompile the linux kernel source code in RH Linux 8?
I'm running a RH Linux 8 on a P4 desktop.
Under usr/src there is no linux directory, only linux 2.4.18-14 and Red Hat
Where can I find the linux kernel source code?
If the source code is not there, where can I down load it?
Ok, thks pal.
I want to recompile the kernel to include linux frame buffer device.
I have recompile the kernel and move it to boot and rename as linux.vesafb
I have also edit my grub to run this new kernel but I keep getting a file not found. I found that there is a vmlinxz-2.4.18-14 executable file and another vmlinux-2.4.18-14 unknown file but there is no linux.vesafb executable file, only a linux.vesafb unknown file.
This is what I did:
I slect the options to enable frame buffer
4)cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/linux.vesafb
5)Then I edit the grub.config with kwrite:
title Red Hat Linux (2.4.18-14)
kernel /linux.vesafb ro root=LABEL=/ hdc=ide-scsi
6) Reboot, select red hat linux, but got tons of errors and failure to start linux
Thanks for the pointers, but I'm a bit lost.
This is what I think of the steps to recompile the linux kernel:
7)cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/linux.vesafb
8) reconfig grub to:
What does make modules and make modules_install do? Do I need to copy any files to /boot?
If u read the README file its there in the installing kernel section. I also dont have the file with me presently. I can tell u tomorrow. But most of the steps are now in right order. try with them and we will see.
But read the README file which comes with source