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'''1.''' Custom kernel [[Kernel Compilation From Source|the traditional way]]  
 
'''1.''' Custom kernel [[Kernel Compilation From Source|the traditional way]]  
  
This method involves manually downloading a source tarball, and building in your home directory as normal user. Once configured, two installation methods are offered; the traditional manual method as well as ABS/makepkg/pacman.
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This method involves manually downloading a source tarball, and building in your home directory as normal user. Once configured, two compilation/installation methods are offered; the traditional manual method as well as makepkg/pacman.
  
 
'''2.''' Custom kernel using [[Kernel Compilation with ABS|ABS]].  
 
'''2.''' Custom kernel using [[Kernel Compilation with ABS|ABS]].  

Revision as of 03:54, 8 October 2007

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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, and building in your home directory as normal user. Once configured, two compilation/installation methods are offered; the traditional manual method as well as makepkg/pacman.

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