Updating kernel from source

Posted by / 06-May-2020 08:03

While temporary changes can be made to kernel parameters on a running system or on a during boot, you can also modify the default parameters that are persistent and distributed with a customized kernel.

In some cases, it may be necessary to modify the kernel to suit your specific needs or test new kernel code as a developer.

ELRepo has the focus on packages related to hardware, including filesystem drivers, graphic drivers, network drivers, sound card drivers, webcam, and others.

And you get the result about Linux kernel version and the system architecture.

Setup of the workspace and tooling used for building source in Clear Linux OS is mostly automated for you with a setup script. The setup script creates a workspace in the The “linux” package is the kernel that comes with Clear Linux OS in the kernel-native bundle.

Alternatively, you can use a different kernel variant as the base for modification.

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By default, 'elrepo' repository is enabled, but not for the 'elrepo-kernel' repository.