[CentOS-devel] Building a custom 2.6.9 kernel

Fri Feb 3 18:48:58 UTC 2006
Michael Best <mbest at pendragon.org>

William L. Thomson Jr. wrote:
> And have heard from others that the preferred way to build RH kernels
> now is to rebuild an rpm using the src rpm. Which I have never done, but
> I have been making custom RH kernels since 6.2 or so. Always using the
> kernel-devel package?

There is a process for getting the patched kernel source out of the 
.src.rpm (although you'll probably need a Centos system, or one in 


If you like I could probably make you a tarball of that and provide it 
for you.