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Old 10-26-2009, 09:18 AM   #1
xirtyllo
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compiling the Kernel: is there a deteiled guide to all the available options?


Hi there!
i'm recompiling the latest Kernel, and i would like to understand better what is the function of every available option...
is there a guide somewhere that explains each option more in depth than the quick help of menuconfig?

ThX
Tomm
 
Old 10-26-2009, 10:12 AM   #2
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There is. Are you compiling using
Code:
make menuconfig
If you are, then when you have highlighted a particular kernel option, press 'h' to bring up help information. This is the best way to do it, and have an understanding of what is going into your computer.
 
Old 10-26-2009, 07:05 PM   #3
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Yes, i know there is the quick help in "make menuconfig" but i would like something more in depth... with larger explainations..
 
Old 10-26-2009, 07:22 PM   #4
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Look into the Documentation directory of your kernel source.

You will find much to read there.
 
  


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