[CentOS] kernel recompile help
ryanag at zoominternet.net
Wed Nov 9 02:12:11 UTC 2005
Jim Perrin wrote:
> My first statement would be to say that there is very rarely a need to
> rebuild a kernel.
Have you actually seen the modules included by default?
Token Ring drivers?
Amiga filesystem support?
>Doing so on a system like RHEL/centos can jeopardize
>system stability and may cause upgrades of packages like iptables and
>others to fail.
Very fair warning, however, I tend to only strip out the useless (for
me) modules, and avoid anything remotely related to what I use.
> Now that I've given you the warning, the how-to I'd recommend reading
> is here -> http://crab-lab.zool.ohiou.edu/kevin/kernel-compilation-tutorial-en/
Great link. Thanks.
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