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I am using mandriva community version 10.1. I wanted to know how to compile the kernel just for fun. Let me know steps to do that Thanx...
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    Smile Compiling kernel


    I am using mandriva community version 10.1. I wanted to know how to compile the kernel just for fun. Let me know steps to do that

    Thanx

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    Step no.1: Don't do it for fun! It's nothing funny in a fact you may screw your system

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    Quote Originally Posted by randomAccess
    Step no.1: Don't do it for fun! It's nothing funny in a fact you may screw your system
    Well, sure.

    It is very rewarding when you first succeed.

    Check out this mini how-to, done by "dothacktsukimoto".

    Then again, unless you have a laptop, or some very exotic/new hardware, it really isn't that useful: you can just use a standard stock kernel from your distro.
    "To express yourself in freedom, you must die to everything of yesterday. From the 'old', you derive security; from the 'new', you gain the flow."

    -Bruce Lee

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