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Old 04-01-2011
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Debian i686 kernel compile

For sake of an obvious picture of the trouble, pretend I don't know something regarding compiling. How would I recompile my present kernel's source? It is the i686 optimized kernel I chosen from the setup disc. Well, could somebody as a minimum tell me if this is still present, and applies? From what I read, it does not appear to jive with a few other tutorials I have read on compiling the kernel, but they were not for i686.
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Re: Debian i686 kernel compile

The source is the source. There is no tree optimized for the i686 or something else for that stuff. You have to organize the kernel if you wish it optimized for anything. Though I presume there are patches which claim to do this that or the further thing. I have compiled many kernels and I still don't maintain to know a part about the procedure. But I know sufficient to build a kernel and acquire a machine to boot for whatever which is worth. I even recognize the Debian method of doing it.
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Re: Debian i686 kernel compile

There are many web pages on the internet which make clear the procedure in universal terms. Configuring an optimized kernel for your exacting hardware setup is a further stuff completely. There is strategy but for me as a minimum getting each option right is a matter of many trial and errors. I will say this regarding structure kernels attempt to learn how to append a dissimilar version onto the kernel you construct so you can maintain your current functioning one to boot with in case things go poorly. Saying your kernel is dangerous can be slightly of an understatement in the world of computing.
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Re: Debian i686 kernel compile

I don't think anticipate in the kernel is pretty what I think of as real-time so possibly what I am aware of it is not suitable but in my knowledge configuring genuine RTAI real-time systems the Hz in the kernel has totally no influence at all on in general system latency. Apparently you would think it would but if you end and think about it, it can't. Because RT is total nastiest case timing and Hz is just universal system speed. So even if your system is quick and one time an hour it hiccups says 24500ns then your base era is still 24500ns even if you normally run at 6000ns. RT latency is totally hardware needy in practical applications. At present the Atom appears to be one of the finest real-time platforms going.
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