Compiling a 2.6 Linux kernel

Get the latest Kernel from

Get a default .config file

cp /boot/config-`uname -r` ./.config


make defconfig

Then configure the kernel - the hardest part 🙁

make xconfig

Compile/Install it

make modules_install
make install


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