Help compiling new kernel?

Help compiling new kernel?

Post by Robert W. Bingl » Mon, 27 Jul 1992 08:15:03



Hey,
        I am in need of some help compiling a new kernel.  I
currently boot from a floppy using my hard drive as root. I
want to recompile to optimize for my 486.  In the Makefile in
/usr/src/linux I assume the ROOT_DEV option should be set for
my linux partition.  I then should comment out the math
emulation option.  I think I am supposed to add -486 to the
CFLAGS option next.  Am I right so far?
        I am unclear as to where to go from here.  I know that
there are many Makefiles in the source.  Will someone please
give me a crashcourse as to what I should be using.
        Once I get it compiled, what should I do as to boot up
into my new kernel.
        I have some ideas on some of these questions, but I
don't want to make a wrong guess and mess something up.
Thanks for any Help,
Rob      

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1. HELP compiling new kernel "ld -qmagic" error

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Hi
I am trying to compile a new version of the kernal 1.1.47
and get a make error ld: unrecognized option '-qmagic'
What does this mean...please HELP.
I havent unpdated the kernel since 0.99.14
so what am i missing and what new bits do i need to get to solve the
problem.
Thanks in advance for any help
on this
Ian.
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