Reducing kernel compilation time
I would build only the relevant kernel *module*, I want to play with
(or imported from linux-next):
On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 4:22 PM, Camaleón <email@example.com> wrote:
> I had to compile the latest upstream kernel sources to make some
> debugging with my wifi drivers (from staging) and discovered that
> compilation took ~5 hours.
> That's much for testing purposes.
> Compilation takes place in a netbook governed by Intel's Atom N455 with 2
> GiB of RAM and I would like to reduce the compilation time.
> I'm using the same ".config" file I have for the current Debian stock
> kernel (to avoid missing some modules I may need) and just added
> "CONFIG_MATOM=y" but it takes almost the same time.
> I don't need nothing special, just to be able to boot the system, test
> the staging drivers and then remove/compile a new kernel again so wasting
> the less time in the process would be great :-)
> Any trick?
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