markushx
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RPi Kernel 3.8 Compilation

Mon Apr 01, 2013 1:13 pm

Hi,

I have been following the instructions at http://elinux.org/RPi_Kernel_Compilation to compile the 3.8 branch of the kernel from https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/br ... 3.8.y-temp.

Both of the resulting Image and zImage in arch/arm/boot are booting up though. Using 'file' on them reports 'data', while it reports 'Linux kernel ARM boot executable zImage (little-endian)' for the original kernels? A previous 3.6 compilation worked for me, though...

On a sidetrack: Is using imagetool-uncompressed.py still necessary? The resultant kernel.img from using it on Image and zImage did not work either.

Markus

kadamski
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Re: RPi Kernel 3.8 Compilation

Mon Apr 08, 2013 2:25 pm

imagetool-uncompressed.py is not necessary anymore. Bootloader can boot Image or zImage directly nowadays.

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Re: RPi Kernel 3.8 Compilation

Tue Apr 16, 2013 10:34 am

markushx wrote:Hi,

I have been following the instructions at http://elinux.org/RPi_Kernel_Compilation to compile the 3.8 branch of the kernel from https://github.com/raspberrypi/linux/br ... 3.8.y-temp.

Both of the resulting Image and zImage in arch/arm/boot are booting up though. Using 'file' on them reports 'data', while it reports 'Linux kernel ARM boot executable zImage (little-endian)' for the original kernels? A previous 3.6 compilation worked for me, though...

On a sidetrack: Is using imagetool-uncompressed.py still necessary? The resultant kernel.img from using it on Image and zImage did not work either.

Markus

Markus,

Please read & Folow this Linux kernel 3.8.4-3.8.7 Hack :

http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 87&t=40664

# uname -a
Linux lb2.vw.remsnet.de 3.8.6-4-raspberrypi #1 PREEMPT Fri Apr 12 01:58:43 UTC 2013 armv6l armv6l armv6l GNU/Linux

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