Chapter 5: Installing and Booting from a Kernel

Previous chapters showed you how to download and build your kernel. Now that you have an executable file - along with any modules you built - it is time to install the kernel and attempt to boot it. In this chapter, unlike earlier ones, all of the commands need to be run as the root user. This can be done by prefixing each command with sudo, by using the su command to become root, or actually by logging in as root.

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