Site icon Ananova Business Web Hosting

Kernel Parameters and Configuration

<< Previous Page: Linux Kernel Versions

Boot Disk

Burn image file to USB or CD-ROM, for a boot, in case the system crashes.

mkbootdisk –iso –device myimage.iso <version-number>.version

Clean up

To clean up object and dependency files, which are remains of previous compilation.

make clean

Kernel Tunable Parameters

These tunable parameters controlled by the files in /proc/sys directory and /etc/sysctl.conf file.

#sysctl -w kernel.domainname=""

#sysctl -w net.ipv4.ip_forward=1

New Kernel Installation

Manual Kernel Installation using RPM

A series of RPM packages beginning with the word ‘kernel' and updated system configuration files needed for manual new kernel installation.

rpm -qa | grep kernel

Lists kernel packages already installed on a system

The distributions provide CPU optimized Kernel packages that include multiprocessor support. The x86 includes x86 versions, and the 64-bit distribution holds x86_64 versions.

Kernel Configuration Tools

For settings .config file in the kernel source directory.

Next Page: Kernel Configuration Features

Exit mobile version