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Re: [LUG] Compiling a Kernel for troublesome hardware


 On 02/07/2010 11:24, Rhia Knowles wrote:
Someone on the list mentioned they compiled their own Kernels,
possibly Gordon. I tried this once when I was just starting out with
Linux (I was trying to install Gentoo) and decided I needed more
guidance if I didnt want to go the Microsoft route and produce the
most bloated thing I could.

This laptop is looking like it's going to need a custom Kernel if I
want to keep it up to date, so I'm wondering if anyone has a guide to
the modules so I can read through and decide which bits I do and dont

A friend of mine once built his own kernel from the ground up, and called the distro Phuqnose (apologies to those of a delicate disposition). When asked what he intended to call it, he replied..... yes well you can fill in the gaps :) It did not go well, but it *was* funny :)


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