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Re: Help on compiling new kernel

Thanks Mate,

worked fine! I now have Volume Groups and I see the second penguin @ boot

:-) Love it!!

Problem solved,

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Rauch" <mira.list@gmx.net>
To: <debian-user@lists.debian.org>
Sent: Tuesday, February 03, 2004 12:55 PM
Subject: Re: Help on compiling new kernel

> Jens Simmoleit wrote:
> > Hi list,
> >
> > there is one thing I never did before and that is compiling a kernel.
> >
> > I've got an old 266er dual board and would like to compile the kernel
> > that it will also use the second cpu, in addition to that I'd like to
> > use lvm-mod and the LVM10, so that I can build logical volume groups.
> >
> > I've searched the net a little bit with google and also tried to get
> > more info out of the readme's, but I don't get what "they" are talking
> > about.
> >
> > Does somebody know a *really good* Howto, which explains how to compile
> > a kernel *step by step*?
> >
> > Thanks a lot for your help,
> > Jens
> hi jens
> baking a new kernel for your debian box is not too hard, if you use the
> tools in kernel-package. as the name suggests, kernel-package will
> produce a .deb package that you can install/remove with dpkg. so the
> tricky part for you will be the configuration, which in turn depends
> mostly on your hardware components (you should know what's in your box).
> read the debian reference for instructions:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/manuals/reference/ch-kernel.en.html
> hth
> #!michael
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