[SWLUG] Recompiling kernel any pitfalls?

Steve Hill steve at nexusuk.org
Mon Oct 13 13:20:58 UTC 2008

On Mon, 13 Oct 2008, Dave Cridland wrote:

> Eeee... When I were a lad, we'd all recompile kernels with every
> 1.1.x release... We'd race to get it done, and impress our mates by
> how many hours we could do it in.

Had to recompile bare-foot in waist deep snow, up hill both ways! :)

Mind you, I can remember recompiling the kernel on a diskless Sparc SLC... 
that was fun - only took 10 days :)

  - Steve
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