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    kernel builder


    does anybody know a gui-kernel-builder?
    I have never compiled a kernel, so i need a tool which is easy to handle with
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    It's straitforward - open xterm or konsole (if you're in KDE) and type
    Code:
    cd /usr/src/linux
    (or whatever else is the path to the sources), then type
    make xconfig
    and take care to read the help about every setting, plus the files indicated in the help. It'll take you hours, but you will know a lot more about Linux afterwards. When you're done and have saved & quit, run
    Code:
    make bzImage
    make modules
    make modules_install
    make bzlilo
    (read your distro's manual before, these commands may vary for you).

    Alternatively to 'make xconfig', you can look in the KDE Control Center - I remember seeing there another kernel config GUI, but I never tried it.

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