Compiling my kernel

Alex Snow alex_snow at
Thu Jun 10 17:27:45 EDT 2004

When compiling a kernel you're best bet is to use make menuconfig. It
presents everything in menus making it much easier then make config (which
is a great way to give yourself a headake rather quickly).

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Debee Norling" <NorlingDeborah at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Thursday, June 10, 2004 2:17 PM
Subject: Compiling my kernel

> I'm beginning to feel like my questions are getting more and more
> So everyone's said to get my Dectalk ISA model working, I have to
> and use the newer Speakup.
> I decided to just try recompiling my kernel first -- without adding extra
> complications. It doesn't solve the problem but gets me more familiar with
> the process.
> Ok, so I've done this a couple of times now, and I have no clue how to
> answer half the questions from make config. The more I do this, the more
> questions I'm having!
> But surprisingly, I can't find any basic  how-to about compiling your
> on the LDP.
> Can someone point me at a good document to read that describes this
> in English?  I don't want to keep posting these really off-topic questions
> about it here?
> --Debee
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