[Buildroot] How to change kernel version

Ulf Samuelsson ulf at atmel.com
Sun Aug 19 14:51:25 UTC 2007

sön 2007-08-19 klockan 15:28 +0200 skrev Philippe Ney:
> > Hi,
> > 
> >   I searched over the archives but I couldn't find anything about how
> > one could change the kernel version. The only available option for
> > AVR32, 2.6.22, is unable to boot on an STK1000 due to a bug in the MMC
> > drivers, so I would like to change it to 2.6.18 which actually works.
> > 
> > Kind Regards,
> >    Thiago A. Correa
> Hi,
> Check the makefiles (Makefile.in, *.mk) to find which one define the linux
> kernel you build. Its name should be linux.mk. And you can change the
> kernel version directly in this file.

Did you try this?
AFAIK, this will cause the build to fail.
The kernel headers and the kernel have to be the same.

The vanilla 2.6.18 does not have any support for AVR32.
There are no AVR32 patches for 2.6.18 in buildroot.

Will be much simpler to not set the linux option
and build it outside.

> Or if you want configuration options, modify the Config.in file related to
> kernel choice for your platforme.
> Philippe
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