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11<version>1.9</version> 11<version>1.10</version>
12<date>2005-03-25</date> 12<date>2005-03-30</date>
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14<section> 14<section>
15<title>Timezone</title> 15<title>Timezone</title>
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144 http://dev.gentoo.org/~kumba/mips 144 http://dev.gentoo.org/~kumba/mips
145 </uri> 145 </uri>
146 </li> 146 </li>
147</ul> 147</ul>
148 148
149<note>
150More kernel configuration examples can be found on the Gentoo/MIPS Hardware
151Support Database, which is located at
152<uri>http://stuartl.longlandclan.hopto.org/gentoo/mips</uri>.
153</note>
154
149<p> 155<p>
150Once you have found a configuration, download it into your kernel source 156Once you have found a configuration, download it into your kernel source
151directory, and rename it to <path>.config</path>. From there, you can run 157directory, and rename it to <path>.config</path>. From there, you can run
152<c>make oldconfig</c> to bring everything up to date, and allow you to customise 158<c>make oldconfig</c> to bring everything up to date, and allow you to customise
153the configuration before compiling. 159the configuration before compiling.
183<p> 189<p>
184When the kernel has finished compiling, copy the kernel image to 190When the kernel has finished compiling, copy the kernel image to
185<path>/boot</path>. 191<path>/boot</path>.
186</p> 192</p>
187 193
194<note>
195On Cobalt servers, the bootloader will expect to see a compressed kernelimage.
196Remember to <c>gzip -9</c> the file once it is in <path>/boot</path>.
197</note>
198
188<pre caption="Installing the kernel"> 199<pre caption="Installing the kernel">
189# <i>cp vmlinux /boot/kernel-2.4.24</i> 200# <i>cp vmlinux /boot/kernel-2.4.24</i>
190# <i>cp System.map /boot/System.map-2.4.24</i> 201# <i>cp System.map /boot/System.map-2.4.24</i>
202<comment>(Cobalt Servers -- Compressing the kernel image)</comment>
203# <i>gzip -9v /boot/kernel-2.4.24</i>
191</pre> 204</pre>
192 205
193<p> 206<p>
194It is also wise to copy over your kernel configuration file to 207It is also wise to copy over your kernel configuration file to
195<path>/boot</path>, just in case :) 208<path>/boot</path>, just in case :)

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