Compiling a kernel
This isn't Debian-specific, but I hope someone here can help me.
I've been running Linux on Sparc for a year or so now, and have never
once managed to compile a working kernel. I follow the instructions
to the letter, but always end up with an unbootable file.
I believe that the problem lies in the final linking stage, as I do
end up with a .../arch/sparc/boot/vmlinux file, but it's relocatable
and not stripped. Any pointers on how to fix it?
I really need a new 2.4.x kernel so that I can make better use of my
Sparcbook. 2.2 kernels leave me using the slooooow PROM console instead
of a framebuffer, and make the machine run VERY hot which I am told is
fixed by new idling magic.
David Cantrell | firstname.lastname@example.org | http://www.cantrell.org.uk/david
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