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Old 03-14-2013, 07:09 PM   #1
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Compiling Kernal

Can anyone suggest an excellent tutorial on compiling a kernal?

I need to compile my broadcom drivers into a kernal and I'm a little lost.

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When you install the source code for the Linux kernel, it comes a fair amount of documentation. In the top level directory there is a README file that goes over it.

In the Documentation directory there are a number of files related to handling drivers.

Now whether or not you actually need to do that is a different subject. There are a number of how-to documents you can google for that go over compiling drivers outside the kernel source tree. You do need the kernel headers, but these are usually available from the distribution.


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