How To Compile a Linux Kernel

Posted on Tuesday, May 09 2006 @ 08:10 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The kernel is the core piece of most operating systems. It is a piece of software responsible for the communication between hardware and software components. As a basic component of an operating system, a kernel provides abstraction layers for hardware, especially for memory, processors and communication between hardware and software. It also provides software facilities such as process abstractions and makes interprocess communication easier.

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