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    n00b help compliling kernel "patch-2.6.10"??

    Im attempting to compile a kernel 'properly' having only used genkernel in gentoo and changing a few options and re-compilng.

    I have downloaded 2.6.10 from and am left with patch-2.6.10.bz2. I th bunzip2 it. Im left with patch-2.6.10. Reading through kernel guides before i do anything i need to change my symlink to point at the new kernel image. I was expecting, after deleting /usr/src/linux to do:

    ln -s linux-2.6.10 linux


    ln-s patch-2.6.10 linux

    Im confused.

    Any light shed on this n00b confusion would be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks much

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    Linux Guru lakerdonald's Avatar
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    Jun 2004
    St. Petersburg, FL
    You downloaded a patch, not a full kernel source. At, click the 'F' link to get the full kernel.

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    here's a direct link:
    Hope it help...

    If this is the first time, you are compiling/making a new kernel, this guide might help you:

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