How to use kernel-2.6.6-1.435.src.rpm

Steffen Kluge kluge at
Fri Jun 18 05:52:17 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-06-18 at 11:54, Phil Schaffner wrote:
> > It'll put the 435
> > kernel into /usr/src/linux-2.6.6-1.435/ where you can go about
> > configuring and compiling it, just like you would with an untarred
> > kernel source from
> except that it already has all the patches applied.

Yes, of course, that's what makes it the "435" kernel.

> > The kernel-*.src.rpm is meant for building a binary kernel package.
> but can also use "make rpm" in the /usr/src/linux-2.6.6-1.435/ directory
> after customizing .config if you want an rpm install of your custom
> kernel.

Right. And you could also build it on a platform Fedora doesn't provide
binary packages for.


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