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846 security settings can cause certain programs (such as X) to not run properly. If in doubt, leave it out. 846 security settings can cause certain programs (such as X) to not run properly. If in doubt, leave it out.
847 </warn> 847 </warn>
848 <p>Choose a kernel and then merge as follows:</p> 848 <p>Choose a kernel and then merge as follows:</p>
849 <pre caption="Emerging Kernel Sources"> 849 <pre caption="Emerging Kernel Sources">
850# <c>emerge sys-kernel/gentoo-sources</c> 850# <c>emerge sys-kernel/gentoo-sources</c>
851 </pre> 851 </pre>
852 <p>Once you have a Linux kernel source tree available, it's time to compile your own custom kernel. 852 <p>Once you have a Linux kernel source tree available, it's time to compile your own custom kernel.
853 </p> 853 </p>
854 <p>Please note that <path>/usr/src/linux</path> is a symlink to your current emerged kernel source package, 854 <p>Please note that <path>/usr/src/linux</path> is a symlink to your current emerged kernel source package,
855 which is set automatically by Portage at emerge time. 855 which is set automatically by Portage at emerge time.
856 If you have multiple kernel source packages, it is necessary to set the <path>/usr/src/linux</path> symlink 856 If you have multiple kernel source packages, it is necessary to set the <path>/usr/src/linux</path> symlink
857 to the correct one before proceeding. 857 to the correct one before proceeding.
858 </p> 858 </p>
859 <pre caption="Compiling the Linux Kernel"> 859 <pre caption="Compiling the Linux Kernel">
860# <c>cd /usr/src/linux</c> 860# <c>cd /usr/src/linux</c>
861# <c>source /etc/profile</c>
861# <c>make menuconfig</c> 862# <c>make menuconfig</c>
862# <c>make dep &amp;&amp; make clean bzImage modules modules_install</c> 863# <c>make dep &amp;&amp; make clean bzImage modules modules_install</c>
863# <c>mv /boot/bzImage /boot/bzImage.orig</c> 864# <c>mv /boot/bzImage /boot/bzImage.orig</c>
864<comment>[if bzImage already exists]</comment> 865<comment>[if bzImage already exists]</comment>
865# <c>cp /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot</c> 866# <c>cp /usr/src/linux/arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot</c>
866 </pre> 867 </pre>
867 <warn>For your kernel to function properly, there are several options that you will 868 <warn>For your kernel to function properly, there are several options that you will
868 need to ensure are in the kernel proper -- that is, they should <i>be enabled and not 869 need to ensure are in the kernel proper -- that is, they should <i>be enabled and not
869 compiled as modules</i>. You will need to enable the <i>&quot;Code maturity 870 compiled as modules</i>. You will need to enable the <i>&quot;Code maturity
870 level options --&gt; Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers&quot;</i> 871 level options --&gt; Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers&quot;</i>
871 option to see several of these selections. 872 option to see several of these selections.
872 Under the &quot;File systems&quot; section, be sure to enable the <i>&quot;Device File System&quot;</i> (note that 873 Under the &quot;File systems&quot; section, be sure to enable the <i>&quot;Device File System&quot;</i> (note that
873 you <e>don't</e> need to enable the &quot;/dev/pts file system support&quot; option). You'll also 874 you <e>don't</e> need to enable the &quot;/dev/pts file system support&quot; option). You'll also
874 need to enable the <i>&quot;Virtual Memory Filesystem&quot;</i>. Be sure to enable &quot;ReiserFS&quot; if you have 875 need to enable the <i>&quot;Virtual Memory Filesystem&quot;</i>. Be sure to enable &quot;ReiserFS&quot; if you have
875 any ReiserFS partitions; the same goes for &quot;Ext3&quot;. If you're using XFS, enable the 876 any ReiserFS partitions; the same goes for &quot;Ext3&quot;. If you're using XFS, enable the

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