[CentOS] Centos Kernel 4.7 Compile Help

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Sep 23 23:04:54 UTC 2008


On Tue, Sep 23, 2008 at 7:26 AM, Steve Moccio <smoccio at ureachtech.com> wrote:

> I wanted to recompile the kernel from source. I downloaded the
> source rpm (kernel-2.6.9-78.0.1.EL.src.rpm) from centos and
> installed the rpm. In /usr/src/redhat – I unzipped and untar'd
> the linuxx-2.6.9 base files. After doing that I wanted to patch
> the kernel with the numerous patch files that came with the src
> rpm.
(snip)
> Is this not the right procedure for patching the kernel?

I do not know why you need to recompile the kernel but, if you must,
make sure you do it CentOS way.  Please read these CentOS wiki
articles:

http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/I_need_the_Kernel_Source
http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/Custom_Kernel

Akemi


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