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Old 06-28-2004, 11:28 PM   #1
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What is the exact way to compile 2.6.7 kernel source on Slack 10?

Hi there,

I had a great experience with slack 9.1 and I just installed slack 10 last night..but everything just get messed up..there is no sound, no USB adsl modem I guess I have to compile the kernel from source provided in the /testing directory (disk 2) as I want to make it optimize for my Pentium M as well..

But I read somewhere, that you have to deal with initrd.. So can you guys show me the exact step how to compile 2.6.7 on slackware 10, because the one that I read somewhere in this forum does not mention about 'mkinitrd'..and I get confused

sorry to have ask this type of question again. But I hope someone can help me.Thanks in advance.

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Old 06-28-2004, 11:43 PM   #2
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well sennasan you can check out my guide located --> here which will give you a detailed step by step for getting done what you need ...
hope that helps
Old 06-28-2004, 11:58 PM   #3
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Thanks DrOzz,

from your guide and as far as my understanding, there is no need for me to have initrd.img if I have no SCSI drive and build my file system into the kernel not as module, am I correct?

Anyway,thanks a lot for your reply


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