Chapter 36. Kernel and Module Management

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The Linux Kernel

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Managing Modules

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When to Recompile

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Kernel Versions

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Obtaining the Kernel Sources

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Patching the Kernel

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Compiling the Kernel

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When Something Goes Wrong

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Reference

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A kernel is a complex piece of software that manages the processes and process interactions that take place within an operating system. As a user, you rarely, if ever, interact directly with it. Instead, you work with the applications that the kernel manages.

The Linux kernel is Linux. ...

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