[CentOS] Re: Rebuild of kernel 2.6.9-67.0.20.EL failure

John jknappers-argentia at hotmail.com
Wed Jul 2 06:54:56 UTC 2008

"Michael Ekstrand" <michael at elehack.net> schreef 
in bericht news:87hcb94sgb.fsf at jehiel.elehack.net...
> "John" <jknappers-argentia at hotmail.com>
> writes:
>> Does anybody knows what I do miss or what is going wrong?
> I'm not sure, but...
>> For the curios:
>> Why to recompile the kernel?
>> I want to rebuild the kernel because I created a patch to decrease the
>> kernel timer frequency from 1000 to 100 HZ. The CentOS4.6 kernel doesn't
>> have the divider option available in CentOS5.2  This prevent timing 
>> problems
>> and high CPU load  in VMware ESX.
> kernel-vm packages have already been prepared that make this exact
> change.  See this forum post[1] for links to RPMs of this kernel.  Will
> those meet your needs?
> - Michael
> 1. 
> http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/viewtopic.php?post_id=51552&topic_id=14671
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Yes, the -vm packages provides what I intended to do, by building a custom 
kernel myself.

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