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Compiling a Linux Kernel

Make files and make targets Build and install a versione 3 kernel Dracut amd mkinitrd runttime tools Introduction to Compiling Kernels /usr/src/linux Download latest kernel from wget It sould be expanded into /usr/src/kernels/  where it will create  its own sub-directory structure expanded in  /usr/src/kernels sudo tar Jxvf linux-3.18.5.tar.xz -C /usr/src/kernels Link your source to the  Full Article…


Linux Kernel Basics

Introduction and Kernel Documentation   In CentOS or RehHat install the package  kernel-doc In Ubuntu the documentation is installed with the kernel source code Web based documentation can be retrieved fron   yum install kernel-doc ls /usr/share/doc/kernel-doc-2.6.32/Documentation ../Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt   less /usr/share../Documentation/filesystems/proc.txt $ cat /proc/self/status  less filesystems/proc.txt   Understanding Kernel Types and Initial Ram Disks  Full Article…



Introduction Making Use of uname Kernel Runtime Management asnd Trubleshooting /bin/uname uname -s Kernel name uname -n  Computer name uname -r Kernel release uname -v   Kernel versionl uname -m Machine name uname -p  Processor type uname -i Hardware platform uname -o Operatioin system uname -a All   /proc/version cat /proc/cmdline ~$ cat /proc/cmdline BOOT_IMAGE=/vmlinuz-3.13.0-49-generic root=/dev/mapper/vg0-root ro quiet splash /proc/cmdline  Full Article…