[CentOS-docs] Article on building i586 CentOS-5 kernel

Timothy Lee timothy.ty.lee at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 06:17:02 UTC 2010

  Dear all,

I was searching for a recent i586 for CentOS-5 in the CentOSPlus 
repository.  Finding none, I decided to try my hands at building one.  I 
have documented the changes made to the stock SRPM for building an i586 
kernel on a temporary wiki page:

    * http://wiki.centos.org/TimothyLee/centos5_i586_patch

These instructions have been successfully tested against the 
2.6.18-164.10.1.el5 kernel.  All comments are welcomed.

I have two questions for the development team:

    * Is this article suitable for publication on the wiki?
    * Can the changes mentioned in that article be incorporated into the
      stock SRPM?  (As far as I know, non-i586 builds should not be

Timothy Lee

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