I am using Ubuntu-11.10 amd64 and trying to cross-compile a linux-184.108.40.206 kernel for a 32-bit target.I tried make CROSS_COMPILE=i686-linux- ARCH=i386 But I got error make: i686-linux-gcc: ...
Hi guys I'm new to linux kernel compiling so I have some question: By compiling linux kernel are we building a totally standalone OS which doesn't depend on any linux destributions? If yes... Well ...
I tried to build the linux kernel 3.0.4 on ubuntu 11.10 in virtualbox. Here are my steps: Download the source code tar xjvf linux-source-3.0.0.tar.bz2 cd linux-source-3.0.0 make menuconfig, changed ...
I am trying to explain some results that I got from a recent benchmarking experiment. For that I need to know whether compiling the Linux kernel is a compute intensive task or a disk I/O intensive ...
I am compiling a new kernel, and want to enable SELinux but don't see it in menuconfig anywhere. The only framework under security options is Tomoyo.....so I ask, what happened to SELinux? Both ...
I am new to kernel development, and I have to compile a kernel with some specific features and then install it on some machines. The problem is that these machines are slow, and hence I want to ...
Just for the learning experience, I have recompiled the Linux kernel with different options, installed and booted from it. It was both instructive and straightforward. However, I was overwhelmed by ...
What are the correct steps to compile a Linux kernel? Are these steps the same or different for different kernel versions i.e for 2.2, 2.4 and 2.6.