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* requirements for installing a 2.6.0-test kernel....
@ 2003-07-14 15:59 Mark Watts
  2003-07-14 16:34 ` Adrian Bunk
  2003-07-14 16:37 ` Antonio Vargas
  0 siblings, 2 replies; 7+ messages in thread
From: Mark Watts @ 2003-07-14 15:59 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: linux-kernel

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Now that 2.6.0-test is out, can someone point me at the definative 
instrictions for compiling and booting a 2.6.x kernel?

I understand that the compile process has changed since 2.4.x, and I may also 
need some updated module related things.

This doesnt have to be a handholding guide, just a quick rundown/qhecklist 
will do.



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Mark Watts
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* Re: requirements for installing a 2.6.0-test kernel....
@ 2003-07-15  9:27 "Andrey Borzenkov" 
  0 siblings, 0 replies; 7+ messages in thread
From: "Andrey Borzenkov"  @ 2003-07-15  9:27 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: "Romano Giannetti" ; +Cc: linux-kernel, "Mark Watts" 

Folks, if you want to be on bleeding edge with Mandrake you really
have to read cooker :))

I have put a set of support SRPMs for Mandrake 9.1 on

They currently include initscripts, mkinitrd, module-init-tools and
modultils. I had devfsd and gkrellm as well but now they are
incorporated into mainstream, just fetch them from cooker.

Using these packages I freely switch between 2.4 and 2.6 on the same
Mandrake 9.1 based box. Actually the reason I made them was exactly
this - I needed abililty to work normally on supermount for 2.6 :)

They are fully modules-enabled, actually my config is basically
Mandrake default with obvious 2.6 modifications (I made it more and
more modular with the time), initrd, devfs etc are supported.

module-init-tools will try to build modprobe.conf from your modules.conf and include suitable /etc/modprobe.devfs; also I have
packaged default module aliases.

I really need feedback with them - they work for me but other people
had issues with module autoloading.

I will update them every now and then for new Mandrake packages.



>On Mon, Jul 14, 2003 at 06:17:07PM +0100, Mark Watts wrote:
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>> Sure - I'm trying it on Mandrake 9.1
>> I've already had fun with the module_init_tools from 
>> Basically after doing the ./configure --prefix=/ && make moveold, I was left 
>> with a bunch of dangling symlinks in /sbin
>> I've since grabed the src.rpm from here: 
>> and that seems to be behaving a bit more (although I haven't rebooted yet :)
>> Everything else is from a standard Mandrake 9.1 install, so I'm using gcc 
>> 3.2.2 and associated gubbins.

> I'm also interested (I have a mdk 9.1 installed, too), so please keep us
> informed. I would like to test 2.6, but I have to do real work too, so I
> need the ability to switch back safely to a 2.4 kernel... so if you succeed,
> please share! Thanks a lot! 

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