Re: How do I build 2.4.20 kernel?
Thanks! That is a very interesting article and clears up some things.
One of the disadvantages of using something like rpm or apt-get all
the time is that you never really know what is happening "under the
But, I think there is probably some patches and such that I need
from debian.org to do this. What are they and how does one get
<GerhardTonn@ga To: Dennis Wicks <firstname.lastname@example.org>, email@example.com
Subject: Re: How do I build 2.4.20 kernel?
Dennis Wicks wrote:
> It seems that the problem I am having with swap.c in 2.4.19 was
> fixed long ago (Wed Oct 16 11:18:44 2002) in kernel 2.4.20.
> I have been surfing around debian.org for several hours and I have
> received no enlightenment.
> Can anyone give me a pointer to a cheat sheet or a checkoff list
> of steps/commands I have to do to build a 2.4.20 kernel for s390?
> I have the patch and I know how to apply it. Getting the other
> stuff I need onto my linux guest is the problem.
There was an article recently describing the details of a Debian kernel
recompile. I haven't read it yet, but hope that it helps. You find it at