I emerged the latest Gentoo-dev-sources.
In /usr/src, there they were.
So, I cd in there, and make menuconfig to put things to my requirements and likings.
I make it.
I copied it to /boot, and the System.map, with the same text format as Gentoo's installation handbook.
I edited /boot/grub/grub.conf to include "Gentoo 2.6.10-r5" pointing to the new kernel.
After POST, I see grub, I choose the new kernel, and instead of seeing a kernel come up, I see it print:
What is a crc error ? Why does it happen, how does it happen ?
If it's not an obvious solution, how do I go about preventing or fixing this ?