[PlanetCCRMA] Rolling a custom RT kernel

Ken Ellinwood kellinwood at yahoo.com
Thu Dec 18 13:54:27 PST 2008


I did this recently for the same reason, but FYI I later abandoned CentOS 5 in favor of FC8 due to application stability problems.  To my surprise, the CCRMA RT kernel for FC8 supports the Intel 3945 wireless card.  I got it working with no trouble using the Gnome network manager applet.  So if you can, I recommend FC8+CCRMA.

But regardless, building the RT kernel isn't difficult.  I think this is what you want:



--- On Thu, 12/18/08, Roy Vestal <rvestal at trilug.org> wrote:

> From: Roy Vestal 
> Subject: [PlanetCCRMA] Rolling a custom RT kernel
> To: planetccrma at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
> Date: Thursday, December 18, 2008, 1:00 PM
> I was wanting to roll a custom CentOS 5 kernel, 2.6.23, for
> my laptop.  
> I need to stay at 2.6.23 for the ipw3945d drivers, as I
> need WPA and  
> the iwi drivers don't support it.
> Does anyone have a link to a how to?  I'm comfortable
> building my own  
> kernels. I've just never built an RT kernel before.
> Thanks
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