Where do I purchace an unlock code to build a custom kernel?

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Sat Nov 24 15:34:38 UTC 2012

On Sat, 24 Nov 2012, Chris H wrote:

>> Hi Chris,
>> Friday, November 23, 2012, 11:50:16 PM, you wrote:
>>> Thank you! Yes, I _did_ know k7 was actually i(x)86, but figured config(8)
>>> would "throw me a bone" if it were wrong.
>>> Anyway, I'll take your advice.
>> There are some architecture specific settings there, so it is best to
>> actually do this and fail it early (well if you would do buildkernel
>> it would be earlier :) than getting some strange errors.
>> If you were thinking to just copy it to i386 directory, to save you
>> future issues, I would recommend you to redo the config based on
>> GENERIC in i386 directory.
> Understood. That's what I did (i386/GENERIC --> CUSTOM).
> I _knew_ there would be issue(s) otherwise.
> Thank you again for the advice. Looks to be working as expected. :)

Rather than copy and modify, a custom config can include the GENERIC 
config and override settings.  That generally makes the custom config 
file smaller and easier to maintain: 

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