Monday, 20 March 2017

Compile, Configure and Reinstall Linux Kernel from Source

Linux is the most desirable operating system in today's world. Linux has made available variety of distribution for local and commercial use. At some time you may think to rebuild, reconfigure and reinstall your existing Linux kernel with the new version.

This post will help you to do so within very short period of time. You just have to follow below steps carefully.

1. Download the latest Kernel source of your choice from official website (https://www.kernel.org/). 


You may use below link:
https://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v3.x/linux-3.2.1.tar.gz

[pavan@localhost ~]$ su -
Password:
Last login: Thu Mar  2 12:15:25 IST 2017 on pts/0

[root@localhost ~]# cd /usr/src/

[root@localhost src]# ls
kernels

[root@localhost src]#

[root@localhost src]# cp -r /home/pavan/Downloads/linux-3.2.1 .