Linux turns 17

Linux turns 17.

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HOWTO Compile MINIX kernel

HOWTO Compile MINIX kernel

1. Go to the MINIX source directory.

cd  /usr/src

2. Compile the kernel using make.

make clean

make install

This will recompile whole minix system.

3.    To compile kernel separately.

cd /usr/src/kernel

make clean

make

cd   /usr/src

make install

4.   then reboot the system.

5. You can find the newly compiled kernel in /boot/image.

# ls -l
total 904
-rw——- 1 root  operator  462336 May  3  2006 3.1.2a
-rw——- 1 root  operator  462336 Jan  6 11:30 3.1.2ar0


HOWTO set Network in MINIX

HOWTO set Network in MINIX

1. Create /etc/rc.net file and put IP and Default Gateway.

ifconfig -I /dev/ip0 -h 192.168.1.225 -n 255.255.255.0
add_route -g 192.168.1.254

2. Set nameserver in the /etc/resolv.conf

nameserver 192.168.1.254

3.  use pr_routes and the ifconfig command to check the network configurations.