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What do I need to do for building the kernel and install it on the new PC without using any linux distribution CD
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by:munsie
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typically, you need to have a running Linux system to build the kernel on... but a kernel all by itself is not very useful...

is there a reason why you don't want to use a linux distribution?

dennis
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by:paulle_
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I just want to learn how to install linux from scratch without any distribution or application
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well, you can do what you want but to do it, you do need a working linux system to work from... kinda like a chicken and egg situation...

go to http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/ for some more info

good luck,
dennis
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by:sreenathk
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There is a book by name Running Linux. I do not have that book right now with me. But once I compiled the Kernal based on the steps given in the book. That book is a very good one. You can try it out.\

Sreenath
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by:ksemat
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If you really want to try the hard way without CDs then use diskettes make the boot diskette then the root then the A series etc it should be quite an experience otherwise you need to have a running linux box to compile a kernel
the steps are as follows do them as root
make menuconfig
here you choose what support you would like to include or disable in the kernel
make dep;make clean;make  bzImage the book sreenathk is talking about is from O'Reilly and was written by Welsh and Kaufman
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