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Re: [SLE] Compiling and installing a kernel
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 19:51:47 +0100
  • Message-id: <m3mzjjib7g.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
John Meyer <john.l.meyer@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Hi, I am running 10, and I had a couple of questions regarding
> compiling a new kernel.
> 1.) Is there any way to just compile a default kernel. The reason is
> that I don't know what all is compiled in my current version and
> don't want to take any risks.

check /proc/config.gz to see how your kernel is configured.

> 2.) Will this screw up my rpms? I think the kernel was installed as
> an rpm.

It depends how you install it,

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
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