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The Linux Kernel HOWTO

Brian Ward,

v0.80, 26 May 1997

This is a detailed guide to kernel configuration, compilation, upgrades, and troubleshooting for ix86-based systems.

1. Introduction

2. Important questions and their answers

3. How to actually configure the kernel

4. Compiling the kernel

5. Patching the kernel

6. Additional packages

7. Some pitfalls

8. Note for upgrade to version 2.0.x

9. Modules

10. Other configuration options

11. Tips and tricks

12. Other relevant HOWTOs that might be useful

13. Misc

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