LinuxQuestions.org
Latest LQ Deal: Latest LQ Deals
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Password
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-03-2007, 12:46 AM   #1
hyphae
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2007
Location: Atlanta
Distribution: Slack 11
Posts: 46

Rep: Reputation: 15
YAY!! I made it... on about.....


the 13th try. I got my kernel recompiled. I am the shit (haha not really).

Woah.. my headache is already subsiding..

It's time to smoke one gentlemen.

2.6.12.2
 
Old 02-03-2007, 01:38 AM   #2
Penguin of Wonder
Senior Member
 
Registered: Sep 2005
Location: West Virginia
Distribution: Gentoo
Posts: 1,249

Rep: Reputation: 45
Congratulations on your first kernel compile. Any reason in particular it took you so many tries?
 
Old 02-03-2007, 02:10 AM   #3
hyphae
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2007
Location: Atlanta
Distribution: Slack 11
Posts: 46

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Trial and error?

Not knowing which modules to select entirely. I knew which ones to choose, but I saw Intel and Radeon and ATI and things from my lspci output kind of scattered throughout, so i was loading everything. I had to decifer all the unnecessary from the necessary. But what really got me was the failure to load or mount root on 802. It probably wasn't literally 13 times or so, but it was definitely at least 6 to 8 times. I was jsut worried and paniced a lot. But all is well..

Now for the next, even more impossible it seems, task -- installing my ati video card. >.!!
 
Old 02-03-2007, 05:25 AM   #4
rkrishna
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Location: chennai(madras), India
Distribution: slackware ofcourse
Posts: 654

Rep: Reputation: 32
Quote:
2.6.12.2
hey now it is 2.6.19.x or 2.6.20rc
 
Old 02-03-2007, 12:27 PM   #5
H_TeXMeX_H
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Oct 2005
Location: $RANDOM
Distribution: slackware64
Posts: 12,928
Blog Entries: 2

Rep: Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291Reputation: 1291
Usually to not have such a large headache ... or have to smoke anything ... I start with one of the configs from another kernel and add and/or subtract from that. I remember that I tried to configure one from scratch ... and I must say it took long enough that I gave up and went to plan B ... which is the plan I just described.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Yay, Linux! cvlxer LinuxQuestions.org Member Intro 2 01-22-2005 12:00 AM
Yay. Rod Beauvex LinuxQuestions.org Member Intro 1 05-05-2004 04:48 PM
Yay Me!!! Franklin General 5 08-25-2003 10:34 PM
Yay ! phoeniXflame Slackware 1 02-13-2003 06:47 PM
yay for me fatpig Linux - General 4 02-08-2003 07:32 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:40 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration