updated kernel build how-to, from scratch

Gergely Imreh imrehg at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 11:31:42 CET 2009

2009/1/6 Sander van Grieken <sander at 3v8.net>:
>>   I was checking out how to compile my own kernel (uImage) for my
>> GTA02, but run into a few problem while following the wiki - which now
>> seems seriously out of date. In the end I managed to compile a kernel,
>> and my Neo boots, though it seems a lot of things won't work.
> Did you extract the modules onto the rootfs?

Yeah, they are on. After boot there's the ipv6 module loaded, that's
all. I tried to compare it with the previous kernel, but so far the
modules I checked are compiled into the new kernel by default (like
sound, or wireless...)

>> After all this, does the current andy-tracking kernel work properly
>> for everybody else? Or which version of the userspace programs one
>> needs to make them work? I think mine somewhere about 2008.9. Having
>> asked this, I haven't tested it extensively (it took a while to figure
>> out the previous section, and the compile wasn't that quick on my
>> Eee....)
> For FSO, there's a patch to frameworkd to work with the new sysfs nodes :
> http://trac.freesmartphone.org/ticket/293
> For OM2008.x, I don't know..

Cheers, I'll check it out. I've seen the changes mentioned on the
wiki, but wasn't sure how much should would out of the box - since
_someone_ has to be using the 2.6.28 kernel....


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