Difference between revisions of "Kernel Compilation"

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Arch Linux provides for several methods of kernel compilation.
 
Arch Linux provides for several methods of kernel compilation.
  
Choose one of the following:
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=====Choose one of the following:=====
  
1. Custom kernel [[Kernel Compilation From Source|the traditional way]]  
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'''1.''' Custom kernel [[Kernel Compilation From Source|the traditional way]]  
  
 
This method involves manually downloading a source tarball, building in your home directory as normal user, and then installing as root.
 
This method involves manually downloading a source tarball, building in your home directory as normal user, and then installing as root.
  
2. Custom kernel using [[Kernel Compilation with ABS|ABS]].  
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'''2.''' Custom kernel using [[Kernel Compilation with ABS|ABS]].  
  
 
This method allows for custom kernel compilation using the Arch Build System, or ABS. It provides a PKGBUILD file to modify for your needs.
 
This method allows for custom kernel compilation using the Arch Build System, or ABS. It provides a PKGBUILD file to modify for your needs.
  
3. [[Kernel Compilation with ABS]] is an alternate ABS method, utilizing a more complex PKGBUILD than the one above
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'''3.''' [[Kernel Compilation with ABS]] is an alternate ABS method, utilizing a more complex PKGBUILD than the one above

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Choices

Arch Linux provides for several methods of kernel compilation.

Choose one of the following:

1. Custom kernel the traditional way

This method involves manually downloading a source tarball, building in your home directory as normal user, and then installing as root.

2. Custom kernel using ABS.

This method allows for custom kernel compilation using the Arch Build System, or ABS. It provides a PKGBUILD file to modify for your needs.

3. Kernel Compilation with ABS is an alternate ABS method, utilizing a more complex PKGBUILD than the one above