Installing a Vanilla Linux Kernel on Fedora

Updated on 2017-12-28

Installing a Vanilla Linux Kernel on Fedora is quite simple (once one knows how to do it..)

Configuring & Building Linux

One can start by cloning Torvalds' Linux repository to fetch the latest master (or we could fetch the latest stable release) :

$ git clone https://github.com/torvalds …
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A couple of statistics about Linux kernel documentation

There is a whole lot of files in the Documentation directory of the Linux kernel source. Is it possible for a single person to read the whole documentation ? Let's have a look at what's inside it.

$ pwd
/home/florent/src/linux/linux-4.10/Documentation

$ find . -type f | wc -l
5118 …
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Macmini2,1 Linux dual boot

While online resources provide documentation about how to install Linux on a Mac Mini, this guide focuses on the Apple Macmini2,1 and its peculiarities. Please refer to these tables to properly identify your hardware.

About Macmini2,1

Apple provides firmware updates for most of its hardware. Most Mac Minis …

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