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Re: CVS Usage and Kernel Build

To: Jiahan Chen <>
Subject: Re: CVS Usage and Kernel Build
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 10:27:55 +0100 (MET)
Cc: Linux/MIPS Development <>
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On Tue, 25 Feb 2003, Jiahan Chen wrote:
> > > Where and how can I get CVS source tree to build customized 
> > > Linux kernel for Mips?
> > 
> >
> > 
> > Gr{oetje,eeting}s,
> >
> >From Mips web-site, I read:
> cvs -d login
> (Only needed the first time you use anonymous CVS, the password is "cvs")
> cvs -d co <repository>
> I have a few questions:
> 1. There should be a client "cvs" in my linux PC, then to use 
>    above command to get CVS source files INDIVIDUALLY?

cvs -d co linux/path/to/file.

> 2. After get everything from ftp site as above, do we use
>    the similar procedure to re-build linux kernel for MIPS, such as
>    make config; make dep; make vmlinux


> 3. Does this source tree support R3000 (CPU) and USB?


> 4. In order to add a new USB device driver, do I need update
>    drivers/usb/Config.In and drivers/usb/Makefile manully?


> Currently, I am in the initial phase for development, the Network
> card is not available and Winmoden doesn't work with Linux,
> so I have no ftp connection from my Linux box to get
> CVS. In this case, is there any alternative to get CVS source
> tree?

Use CVS on another box.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
                                                            -- Linus Torvalds

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