[CentOS-devel] Recompiling the Kernel for CentOS 6.5
amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Mar 28 18:03:24 UTC 2014
On Fri, Mar 28, 2014 at 10:46 AM, Saket Sinha <saket.sinha89 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am working on CentOS 6.5 which has 2.6.32-431 kernel.
> I have a problem with my driver and I need to enable Kernel-Memory
> leak in the kernel for which I will have to recompile the kernel.
> I get the kernel source tree from the the source rpm for my running
> kernel from below link-
> and I try to build the kernel according to the below link on CentOS Wiki -
> according to which it tells me , after make menuconfig( and
> customizing my configuration), I need to follow the following steps-
> 1. make bzImage
> 2. make modules
> 3. make modules_install
> 4. make install
> but I get errors in the first step only-(make bzImage)
> Kindly suggest me as to what I am doing wrong.
First off, for a question like this, it's best to use the CentOS main
list (not -devel) or the forums to get assistance.
Second, the doc link you showed is the one written for RHEL-3. The
correct wiki page to read is:
Third, you can file a request at bugs.centos.org to enable the option
in the centosplus kernel. This way, you would do not have to recompile
your own kernel.
Hope this helps,
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