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Old 06-06-2010, 10:06 PM   #1
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Building Kernel


Well here is my first official slackware question

I just moved from Fedora to Slackware and build my first kernel... So far everything is perfect... My question is... If I build a custom kernel do I have to create a new initrd?

Thank You!
 
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Here's a good source to read.............

http://alien.slackbook.org/dokuwiki/...kernelbuilding
 
Old 06-06-2010, 10:16 PM   #3
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Here's a good source to read.............

http://alien.slackbook.org/dokuwiki/...kernelbuilding
Got it.

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Old 06-06-2010, 10:24 PM   #4
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I don't know that the tutorial explicityly answers the question, which is "probably not, so long as you include support for your filesystem IN the kernel, rather than building it as a module." The tutorial is great. I've never had a kernel fail when I followed it.
 
Old 06-06-2010, 10:32 PM   #5
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I don't know that the tutorial explicityly answers the question, which is "probably not, so long as you include support for your filesystem IN the kernel, rather than building it as a module." The tutorial is great. I've never had a kernel fail when I followed it.
Yeap is what I used to build my first kernel is an awesome tut...Believe it or not I never read it all the way threw till today which it actually explains why would you need an initrd (Not directly but it gets to the point)

Thanks! now on to my memory problems..
 
  


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