[PlanetCCRMA] Rebuilding kernel on FC6/CCRMA

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Sat May 26 13:52:01 2007

On Fri, 2007-05-25 at 20:46 +1200, Michael Curtis wrote:
> Hello,
> I wonder if anyone can give me some pointers here.  I've recently installed 
> FC6 and PlanetCCRMA on my music system (VIA mini ITX M1000, I believe, C3 
> Nehemiah processor).  
> Unfortunately, I couldn't get planetccrma-core to install and yum wasn't even 
> listing the packages in the repository - strange.  Well, apparently my 
> processor is "i586" according to RPM, despite uname -p claiming "i686".  And 
> to my disappointment, fooling RPM into installing an i686 kernel doesn't 
> work, as the kernel hangs at boot.
> So looks like I need an i586 respin of the kernel.  I've got a bit of 
> experience with rebuilding RPMs from source, but can't seem to find any 
> information on the net about how to go about rebuilding kernels for 
> PlanetCCRMA.  In particular, the SRPMS for planetcore are strangely absent. 
> Where might I find one (not particularly picky as to version)? Also, what's 
> the least painful way of changing the RPM for i586?  I expect I just need to 
> modify the .config for i586 and come back much, much later.....

The source packages live here:

You should be able to rebuild the .src.rpm with (I think)
  rpmbuild -ba --target=i586 spec_file_name

Sorry, I should start building i586 kernels again...
-- Fernando