Can I make mt own vmlinuz?
cjb at laptop.org
Fri Nov 13 00:25:01 EST 2009
> I get the source rpm and install it. Find the file
> olpc-2.6.tar.bz2 inside and decompressing it.
It's better to run "rpmbuild" to make the RPM. See:
> Finally, type #make vmlinux to produce vmlinux file.
> But this file is almost 70mb it is too big to load as a vmlinuz
> Did I miss some command or It need to compiler with other gcc?
> not x86 structure.
"make bzImage" makes the compressed version of vmlinux that you see in
/boot. But you also need modules, and an initrd, which is why it
makes more sense to let the RPM do it for you.
Chris Ball <cjb at laptop.org>
One Laptop Per Child
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