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Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2005 07:10:30 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: Re: Owl-20050913

On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 08:49:29AM +0600, damir bikmuhametov wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 19, 2005 at 02:07:32AM +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> > > Linux version 2.4.31-ow1 (root@...cle.acid.local) (gcc version 3.4.3) #2 SMP Sat Sep 17 19:44:50 YEKST 2005
> > 
> > On Owl, you're supposed to be building kernels as user "sources", not root.
> So did I. I've compiled kernel sources under "sources" account. Then
> I've switched back to "root" and made "make install".

Well, maybe "make install" re-compiled some of the sources for some

> What procedure should I follow when compiling linux kernel?

What you've described is correct, except that I normally install the
kernel image (bzImage on x86) and manually.

Alexander Peslyak <solar at>
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