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Re: Release Notes - kernel



On 4/17/05, Brian Truter <btruter gmail com> wrote:
> On 4/17/05, Mercury Morris <mercury morris gmail com> wrote:
> > In the kernel section of the Release Notes, step 4 (quoted below),
> > tells where to place the file called .config, by copying the desired
> > file into a directory.  I am unable to tell from step 4, exactly WHICH
> > directory the .config file is supposed to end up in.
> >
> > For example, if I was working with the source for a 2.6.9 kernel,
> > should the .config file be in
> >
> > /usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kernel-2.6.9/linux-2.6.9
> > or
> > /usr/src/redhat/SPECS/kernel-2.6.9/linux-2.6.9
> > or
> > where?
> >
> > I'm sorry to be so dense about this, especially if the answer
> > turns out to be extremely obvious.  Also, I'm sorry I didn't
> > save an old Red Hat 7.x system on which I built many
> > kernels, so I would have something to use as a reference.
> >
> > Thanks for any help.
> >
> > ------- Step 4 of the kernel section -------
> >
> > 4.  In resulting tree, the configurations for the specific kernels
> > shipped in Fedora Core 3 are in the      /configs/ directory.  For
> > example, the i686 SMP configuration file is named
> > /configs/kernel-<version>-i686-smp.config.  Issue the following
> > command to place the desired  configuration file in the proper place
> > for building:
> >
> >  cp <desired-file> ./.config
> >

> it would go in /usr/src/redhat/BUILD/kernel-2.6.9/linux-2.6.9 in your
> example. It goes in the root of the build directory
> 

Thanks, Brian !

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