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Re: Kernel documentation



On Sun, 21 Oct 2012 04:14:17 -0400 (EDT), Lisi wrote:
> 
> <quote>
> We advise studying the README files in this root directory of the kernel 
> source, and Documentation/Changes or the documentation index of the kernel in 
> Documentation/00-INDEX.
> </quote>
> 
> Presumably I have to download a kernel source to get at the README, but where 
> can I find the Documentation/00-INDEX?
> 
> If I download an older kernel than the one that I am using, in oredr to read 
> the README file,  will GRUB continue to use the present newer kernel?  I am 
> still not very confident about editing GRUB 2.
> 
> And yes, I have googled - and I'm afraid that I found the answers as clear as 
> mud. :-(

If all you want to do is to browse the Linux source code and you don't want
to build a custom kernel, I recommend the following web site:

   http://lxr.linux.no

You can browse the source of just about any kernel release online using
this web site.

-- 
  .''`.     Stephen Powell    
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