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4<guide link="/doc/en/xml-guide.xml"> 4<guide link="/doc/en/xml-guide.xml">
5<title>Gentoo Linux Genkernel Guide</title> 5<title>Gentoo Linux Genkernel Guide</title>
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7<author title="Author"> 7<author title="Author">
8 <mail link="plasmaroo@gentoo.org">Tim Yamin</mail> 8 <mail link="plasmaroo@gentoo.org">Tim Yamin</mail>
9</author> 9</author>
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11<abstract> 11<abstract>
12This guide intends to provide a reference of all the functions 12This guide intends to provide a reference of all the functions
13provided by Genkernel. 13provided by Genkernel.
14</abstract> 14</abstract>
15 15
16<license/> 16<license/>
17 17
18<version>1.0</version> 18<version>1.0.0.1</version>
19<date>April 14, 2003</date> 19<date>April 22, 2003</date>
20 20
21<chapter> 21<chapter>
22<title>Introduction</title> 22<title>Introduction</title>
23<section> 23<section>
24<title>Introduction</title> 24<title>Introduction</title>
25<body> 25<body>
26 26
27<p> 27<p>
28Genkernel is designed to allow users who are not previously used to 28Genkernel is designed to allow users who are not previously used to
29compiling a kernel to use a similar setup to that one that is used on 29compiling a kernel to use a similar setup to that one that is used on
30the Gentoo LiveCDs which auto-detects your hardware. 30the Gentoo LiveCDs which auto-detects your hardware.
31</p> 31</p>
32 32
33<p> 33<p>
34Some users may also be interested in using genkernel for hardware 34Some users may also be interested in using genkernel for hardware
296 </li> 296 </li>
297</ul> 297</ul>
298 298
299</body> 299</body>
300</section> 300</section>
301<section> 301<section>
302<title>Running genkernel</title> 302<title>Running genkernel</title>
303<body> 303<body>
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305<p> 305<p>
306All that is needed to run genkernel is just genkernel with the 306All that is needed to run genkernel is just genkernel with the
307necessary flags as root. For example: 307necessary flags as root. For example:
308</p> 308</p>
309 309
310<pre caption="Running genkernel"> 310<pre caption="Running genkernel">
311# genkernel --menuconfig --no-clean --no-install --bootsplash 311# genkernel --menuconfig --no-clean --no-install --bootsplash all
312<comment>(Would produce a kernel, asking you what how to configure it 312<comment>(Would produce a kernel, asking you what how to configure it
313to your desire, leaving alone any compiled object files, enabling 313to your desire, leaving alone any compiled object files, enabling
314bootsplash support but not installing anything.)</comment> 314bootsplash support but not installing anything.)</comment>
315</pre> 315</pre>
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317<p> 317<p>
318If you want genkernel to install your kernel as well, you must ensure 318If you want genkernel to install your kernel as well, you must ensure
319that your <path>/boot</path> partition is mounted - recent Genkernels 319that your <path>/boot</path> partition is mounted - recent Genkernels
320would automatically attempt to do this for you if MOUNTBOOT is set to 320would automatically attempt to do this for you if MOUNTBOOT is set to
321"yes" in <path>/etc/genkernel.conf</path>. 321"yes" in <path>/etc/genkernel.conf</path>.
322</p> 322</p>
323 323
324<pre caption="Mounting your /boot manually"> 324<pre caption="Mounting your /boot manually">
325<comment>(If /boot is a valid entry in /etc/fstab:)</comment> 325<comment>(If /boot is a valid entry in /etc/fstab:)</comment>
326# mount /boot 326# mount /boot

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