compile kernel

Ksplice is an open source project out of MIT that automates the process of applying security patches to the Linux kernel without rebooting Linux box.

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The Linux kernel version 2.6.24 has been released and available for download. From the announcement: The release is out there (both git trees and as tarballs/patches), and for the next week many kernel developers will be at (or flying into/out of) LCA in Melbourne, so let’s hope it’s a good one. Nothing earth-shattering happened since […]

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Compiling custom kernel has its own advantages and disadvantages. However, new Linux user / admin find it difficult to compile Linux kernel. Compiling kernel needs to understand few things and then just type couple of commands. This step by step howto covers compiling Linux kernel version 2.6.xx under Debian GNU Linux. However, instructions remains the […]

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