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Obtaining the Kernel Sources
== Obtaining the Kernel Sources ==
The first step in building a custom kernel involves the download and installation of the latest kernel sources. These can be obtained from the CentOS repository which is online at [].The naming convention for the kernel source package takes the form of:
where <version> represents the version of kernel currently running on your system. This information can be obtained by running:
uname -mr2.6.18-53.1.14.el5xen i686
For example, at time of writing the latest The correct kernel sources are contained in the source package named for the above release, therefore, would be kernel-2.6.18-53.1.14.el5.src.rpm.
Download Having identified the appropriate kernel sources source package for your environment Linux installation, download it to your home directory.
== Preparing for the Custom Kernel Build ==

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