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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
them? Anybody?

Thanks again,

                    Gerhard Tonn                                                                                                         
                    <GerhardTonn@ga       To:     Dennis Wicks <dennisw@cdg.ws>, debian-s390@lists.debian.org                            
                    mmatau.de>            cc:                                                                                            
                                          Subject:     Re: How do I build 2.4.20 kernel?                                                 
                    05:37 PM                                                                                                             

Dennis Wicks wrote:
> Greetings;
> 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
http://www.osnews.com/story.php?news_id=2949 .


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