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RE: Compiling kernel rpm




> -----Original Message-----
> From: redhat-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:redhat-list-
> bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Blair Lowe
> Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2005 2:49 PM
> To: Red Hat General List
> Subject: Compiling kernel rpm
> 
> Hi,
> 
> When I try to compile an rpm (rpmbuild -ba) for kernel-2.4.20-28.7 for
> rh7.3, the rpm doesn't create the smp.
> 
> Here is the patch that I want to apply to upgrade the 3ware drivers
> (from code off of the 3ware website) in case someone at redhat wants to
> upgrade the valhalla kernel with this stuff:
> 
> SPEC FILE (watch for my revision suffix there):
> http://www.computerengineering.ca/download/specs/kernel-2.4.spec
> 
> 3ware PATCH (note patch level in spec file above):
> http://www.computerengineering.ca/download/patches/3ware-7.7.1-driver-
> update.patch
> 
> Please advise as to how to create the smp kernel. Do I need smp arch on
> the machine that compiles the kernel to get an smp kernel?
> 
> Thanks,
> Blair.
> 
If you know how to build the kernel, then when you do menuconfig, or th
xconfig, you need to config the smp processor stuff, unless I'm confused by
what you are asking.  I don't think you are going to get any other support
for what you want except you.




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