[SWLUG] Recompiling kernel any pitfalls?

Dave Cridland dave at cridland.net
Mon Oct 13 13:31:06 UTC 2008

On Mon Oct 13 14:20:58 2008, Steve Hill wrote:
> 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! :)

Waist deep? Oh, you had it easy, then.

We had to recompile it with a diskless, CPU-less cardboard box, and  
when it were done we'd have to start all over again because they'd  
released a new one.

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