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minm 07-22-2004 10:05 PM

How to run XFree86 config and kernal compile
What are the commands?

darkleaf 07-23-2004 03:44 AM

kernel compile:

download the source.
untar in /usr/src
"ln -s linux-"version number" linux"
cd linux
"make xconfig" or "make menuconfig"
choose what you want
"make clean"
"make modules_install"
"make install"

minm 07-23-2004 05:09 PM

cool, where do i download the source?

minm 07-23-2004 05:10 PM

and how do i run Xfree86 config?

mritch 07-23-2004 05:24 PM

get the source from suse or use ftpmirror from

you wanna configure your X? or configure the kernel with the X-interface? running "make xconfig" in an terminal will give you a graphical interface for your kernel configuration.
or X: isn't there a tool (yast) to config XFree86? i know of xf86config (or something like that).

sl mritch.

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