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A Practical Guide to Fedora™ and Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Fifth Edition by Mark G. Sobell

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15. Rebuilding the Linux Kernel

Once you have installed Red Hat Enterprise Linux or Fedora, you may want to reconfigure and rebuild the Linux kernel. Fedora/RHEL comes with a prebuilt kernel that simplifies the installation process. This kernel may not be properly configured for all of your system’s features, however. By reconfiguring and rebuilding the kernel, you can create one that is customized for your system and your unique needs. Or you may want to build a kernel to learn more about Linux.

Because recent releases of the Linux ...

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