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 recently updated my Linux kernel from 3.1.10 to 3.5.0. Upon booting with GRUB, I noticed that this kernel (or the initial ramdisk?) takes a much longer time to load (~5-6 s vs. ~1 s with the old ...