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> From: fedora-list-bounces(a)redhat.com
> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Alexander Dalloz
> Sent: Wednesday, June 29, 2005 4:35 PM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases
> Subject: Re: Kernel Compiling
> Am Mi, den 29.06.2005 schrieb Robby Tanner um 23:16:
> > I've just started to get my feet wet by downloading kernel
> sources and
> > compiling my first kernel.
> > I'm using FC3-i386 and downloaded the latest SRPMS.
> > A few questions:
> > 1) When I did a mkinitrd against the existing
> > /lib/modules/2.6.9-1.667,
> That is the original FC3 kernel, old and vulnerable.
Should I upgrade to 2.6.something else then?
> > 4) There was a load of .patch files in the SOURCES dir,
> some from pre
> > 2.6.9 kernels. Do I need to apply those in order before compiling?
> Yes, sure. Else they are just on your hard drive and do nothing.
Even though some of them are 2.6.7 or earlier?
> > 5) What, if anything do I do with patch-2.6.9-final.bz2 and
> > patch-2.6.9-final-bk2.bz2?
> Misses the other patches.
I'm not sure what you mean by that?
> rpmbuild -bp --target=<arch> kernel-2.6.spec
> The release notes contain the instructions. Didn't you read them?
No, I didn't, but I will, thanks for the pointer.
> These are SELinux messages, so called audit / avc messages.
> The CVS server is just not available for me. I guess you
> missed SELinux patches with your route described in 5)
Not sure what that means either.
Thank you for taking the time to respond.