Re: Howto create 64bit Kernel?
Hans-J. Ullrich schrieb:
> Am Dienstag 01 Mai 2007 schrieb Stefan Drees:
>> A.E.Lawrence schrieb:
>>> Stefan Drees wrote:
>>>> some short question. What must i change in kernel config, to create an
>>>> 64bit kernel?
>>>> I downloaded the current kernel from ftp.kernel.org and used the 64bit
>>>> from debian etch amd64 and the 32bit config. Both works, but i want to
>>>> know what to change to switch between 64bit and 32bit kernel (cpu-)
>>> Look at the README file at top level.
>>> make gconfig
>>> for example, will give you a full menu which contextual help.
>> I didn´t find it. I did make menuconfig because i didn´t have a GUI on
>> the system.
>> I can only select 32bit processor´s or does "make" detect which cpu type
>> i have
>> and let me only select 32bit, because i started on an 32bit system?
>> Stefan D.
> Hi Stefan,
> maybe your sources are linked to the headers ? This is my way, it might not be
> correct, but it works:
> Go to /usr/src
> Check a link "/usr/src/linux" , it should point to the unpacked
> linux-sources, "/usr/src/linux-source-2.6.20"
> If the link points to the headers, delete it and make it new, pointing to the
> O.k., now cd into /usr/src/linux
> Do "make menuconfig"
> In the forth line of the GUI you see "Processor type and features". Step into.
> In the second line of this menu, you see "Processor family" , anbd here you
> can choose your processor.
> Hint: The kernel-headers are only for building modules, the kernel-sources are
> building a kernel.
> I hope, this helps. Good luck !
I downloaded the fresh source and created the right link. make
menuconfig shows me
under "Processor family" only 386 - Pentium... - VIA C3-2. These are
only 32bit cpu´s.
Any other hints?