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How to Customize the existing Linux kernel

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Hi

Can anyone tell me that how to customized the existing linux kernel according to our needs, means compatible the existing kernel according to our hardware for not use much resources.....urgent reply is highly appreciated!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Hi prince910,

The linux Kernel Rebuild Guide
http://www.digitalhermit.com/linux/Kernel-Build-HOWTO.html

I strongly recommend that you install a new kernel (even if the version is the same) instead of modifying an existing one. That way you would have a working kernel to boot into incase something goes wrong.

Cheers!
sunnycoder

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Download the kernel source RPM and build it.
a --force may be nessecary.

Then, cd to /usr/src/linux
(should be a symlink).
type "make menuconfig"
Customize your heart out, save and make!

--Kelly
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