Compiling a newer kernel

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Compiling a newer kernel

Postby mhf » Tue Dec 13, 2016 7:47 pm

Hi all,
i miss some modules and would like to use a newer kernel. As stated here ( it's possible to compile a kernel > 3.10.

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$ curl -sSL | unxz | tar -xvf -
$ cd linux
$ make multi_v7_defconfig
$ make -j 4 LOADADDR=0x00208000 uImage dtbs modules
$ sudo cp arch/arm/boot/uImage arch/arm/boot/dts/*.dtb /media/boot
$ sudo make modules_install
$ sudo make firmware_install

My approach will be backing up my current emmc module and compiling the sources. Does it work and what should I pay attention to?
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Re: Compiling a newer kernel

Postby WarheadsSE » Tue Dec 13, 2016 10:45 pm

Mainline kernel does not currently support all of the hardware on the C1 (which I am assuming, based on the forum location)

You may want to look at the existing kernel's PKGBUILD
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