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Old 02-19-2004, 09:18 PM   #1
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kernel 2.6.3 compile time and tgz


Hi All,

Can anyone tell me how long it took you to compile the 2.6 series of kernel? I have a 1.8G P4, I don't want to do it half way and someone in my house wanted to use the pc. Furthermore, how can I make the a tgz package out from the kernel build? I like to keep a succesfully built kernel in tgz form for easy reinstallation. Advance thanks.
 
Old 02-19-2004, 09:30 PM   #2
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well just because its hard for us to state how long it takes, and then you use this info to base it on, i will just suggest you have at least an hour of time for you and your PC
and that should give you a good approximation ...
 
Old 02-19-2004, 09:32 PM   #3
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thanks, that's a good indicator, i give myself 2 hrs then. How about tgz? anyway to make it through checkinstall? Don't want to keep doing compilation if I can make a good one for reuse.
 
  


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