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

Chris H chris# at 1command.com
Sat Nov 24 17:50:46 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.
Greetings, and thank you for your reply.
>>>> 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:
> http://www.wonkity.com/~wblock/docs/html/kernelconfig.html

Excellent advice. In fact I now feel fairly embarrassed, as your
suggestion seems so _obvious_. :P

Thanks, that will _definitely_ be my course of action, going forward
(as will cross-compiling on my 6 core AMD64 for this k7)  :)

Best wishes.


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