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A new (perfect) 3.17.0 kernel for Puppy
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exton


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PostPosted: Fri 07 Nov 2014, 18:58    Post_subject:  A new (perfect) 3.17.0 kernel for Puppy
Sub_title: A 3.17.0 kernel for modern 32 bit Puppy Linux installed systems
 

I don't know how useful this info is for the average Puppy Linux user is, but today I have compiled a new perfect (as I think) 3.17.0 kernel for my PuppEX installed (not "frugal") system. I call it 3.17.0-puppex.

The kernel can be used in all newer 32 bit Puppy Linux "fully" installed systems. I.e. not "frugal" systems.

DOWNLOAD (puppy-k317.zip)
md5sum

1. unzip puppy-k317.zip
2. Place vmlinuz in /boot
3. Create new folders 3.17.0-puppex and all-firmware in /lib/modules
4. Open the sfs files and copy the content to the folders 3.17.0-puppex respectively all-firmware
Done!

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PostPosted: Fri 07 Nov 2014, 20:01    Post_subject:  

If it doesn't work on frugals, I wouldn't quite call it perfect.

...but that's just me Wink not my kernel, not my final determination as to how perfect it is or is not.

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PostPosted: Fri 07 Nov 2014, 20:21    Post_subject:  

Very Happy Hello,
why only full installs?
no aufs patches?

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James C


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PostPosted: Fri 07 Nov 2014, 22:47    Post_subject:  

Since I do use full installs I'll give it a try.

Thanks. Smile
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exton


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PostPosted: Sat 08 Nov 2014, 05:55    Post_subject:  

puppyluvr wrote:
Very Happy Hello,
why only full installs?
no aufs patches?


The kernel is indeed patched with aufs.

And it is "perfect" for fully installed Puppy systems.
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Nov 2014, 06:09    Post_subject:  

I assume the reason is that there is nothing done about the initrd...a user would have to alter that for frugal use that's all as for any kernel change.

And there are still patches for aufs?!!!

Perhaps list a few of the perfections to give an idea of whats improved/added.

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PostPosted: Sat 08 Nov 2014, 06:17    Post_subject:  

mikeb wrote:
I assume the reason is that there is nothing done about the initrd...a user would have to alter that for frugal use that's all as for any kernel change.

And there are still patches for aufs?!!!

Perhaps list a few of the perfections to give an idea of whats improved/added.

mike


As I said in my first post the kernel is for "fully" installed systems.
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PostPosted: Sat 08 Nov 2014, 06:20    Post_subject:  

I was merely pointing out to those who wondered why this was so...and if someone wanted to they could use it for a frugal.

But I see that its getting dizzy up there so bye for now Very Happy

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PostPosted: Sun 09 Nov 2014, 21:28    Post_subject:  

Arne,
is the .config-file included in your package?

Cheers /MHHP

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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 07:23    Post_subject:  

MinHundHettePerro wrote:
Arne,
is the .config-file included in your package?


No, but I can/will add it as an attachment here later today.
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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 07:36    Post_subject:  

exton wrote:
MinHundHettePerro wrote:
Arne,
is the .config-file included in your package?


No, but I can/will add it as an attachment here later today.


if you configure it with CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC=yes then the config file is included in /proc/config.gz (general setup --> Kernel .config support, Enable access to .config through /proc/config.gz)

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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 08:37    Post_subject:  

mavrothal wrote:
exton wrote:
MinHundHettePerro wrote:
Arne,
is the .config-file included in your package?


No, but I can/will add it as an attachment here later today.


if you configure it with CONFIG_IKCONFIG_PROC=yes then the config file is included in /proc/config.gz (general setup --> Kernel .config support, Enable access to .config through /proc/config.gz)


Ok. Hope it works, because I can't attach the config file here. I keep getting the error message "extension not allowed". (???).
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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 11:11    Post_subject:  

exton wrote:

Ok. Hope it works, because I can't attach the config file here. I keep getting the error message "extension not allowed". (???).

What is the extension?
The best is to just gzip it and attache it.
'.gz' is an accepted extension. .'txt' is not.

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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 15:12    Post_subject:  

mavrothal wrote:
exton wrote:

Ok. Hope it works, because I can't attach the config file here. I keep getting the error message "extension not allowed". (???).

What is the extension?
The best is to just gzip it and attache it.
'.gz' is an accepted extension. .'txt' is not.


Got it. Here it is then - see encl.
config-3.17.0-puppex.gz
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Filename  config-3.17.0-puppex.gz 
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PostPosted: Mon 10 Nov 2014, 18:57    Post_subject:  

exton wrote:
Got it. Here it is then - see encl.
Thanks! /MHHP
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