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19<license/> 19<license/>
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21<version>1.0</version> 21<version>1.1</version>
22<date>2005-03-02</date> 22<date>2005-04-14</date>
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24<chapter> 24<chapter>
25<title>Introduction</title> 25<title>Introduction</title>
26<section> 26<section>
27<title>What is USB?</title> 27<title>What is USB?</title>
147<title>Kernel Configuration</title> 147<title>Kernel Configuration</title>
148<section> 148<section>
149<title>Getting the kernel</title> 149<title>Getting the kernel</title>
150<body> 150<body>
151 151
152<note>
153Since the 2005.0 release, Gentoo Linux uses 2.6 as the default kernel. Unless
154you are specifically using the 2.4 profile, <c>gentoo-sources</c> will be a
1552.6 kernel on <e>most</e> architectures. Please check your kernel version and
156then proceed with the configuration accordingly.
157</note>
158
152<p> 159<p>
153First emerge the kernel sources of your choice. Here we'll use the 160First emerge the kernel sources of your choice. Here we'll use the
154<c>gentoo-dev-sources</c> (for 2.6.x) and <c>gentoo-sources</c> (for 2.4.x).
155For more information on the various kernel sources available on Portage, 161<c>gentoo-sources</c> For more information on the various kernel sources available on Portage,
156please look up the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml">Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</uri>. 162please look up the <uri link="/doc/en/gentoo-kernel.xml">Gentoo Linux Kernel Guide</uri>.
157</p> 163</p>
158 164
159<pre caption="Getting the kernel sources"> 165<pre caption="Getting the kernel sources">
160<comment>(For 2.6.x)</comment>
161# <i> emerge gentoo-dev-sources</i>
162<comment>(For 2.4.x)</comment>
163# <i> emerge gentoo-sources</i> 166# <i> emerge gentoo-sources</i>
164</pre> 167</pre>
165 168
166<p> 169<p>
167Now, lets get on with the task of configuring the kernel. 170Now, lets get on with the task of configuring the kernel.
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348<note> 351<note>
349<c>dmesg</c> will generally give a lot of output up front before coming to the 352<c>dmesg</c> will generally give a lot of output up front before coming to the
350info we need, as it reads the kernel ring buffer that has all the boot up 353info we need, as it reads the kernel ring buffer that has all the boot up
351messages as well. The output in the following examples have only the relevant 354messages as well. The output in the following examples have only the relevant
352portion(s) ans extra spaces in between to enable better readability. 355portion(s) and extra spaces in between to enable better readability. If needed
356please use a <c>dmesg | more</c> or <c>dmesg | less</c> to see the output
357better in your system.
353</note> 358</note>
354 359
355<pre caption="dmesg output for Memory Stick"> 360<pre caption="dmesg output for Memory Stick">
356<comment>(Plug in Memory Stick into available USB port and then..)</comment> 361<comment>(Plug in Memory Stick into available USB port and then..)</comment>
357# <i>dmesg</i> 362# <i>dmesg | less</i>
358 363
359<comment>(The device is picked up as a USB 1.1 and allocated an address. Also says what HCD it is using.)</comment> 364<comment>(The device is picked up as a USB 1.1 and allocated an address. Also says what HCD it is using.)</comment>
360usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2 365usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2
361 366
362<comment>(SCSI emulation automatically kicks in)</comment> 367<comment>(SCSI emulation automatically kicks in)</comment>

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