I want to start working and playing with linux kernel. Instead of trying on my own system, I want to do the same on raspberry pi. I want to compile my own kernel and start working on my first kernel patch.

I'm a beginner at kernel development, so want to try it out on direct hardware rather than VM.

Thank you.


Perhaps look at https://www.raspberrypi.org/documentation/linux/kernel/building.md

Kernel patching/building requires self learning including the ability to use a web search and interpret the results.

  • The building kernel on raspberry is different from that of the normal hardware ? As the process of configuring the kernel and making it is different in the provided link. So is it advisable using raspberry pi or use normal system for a complete newbie ? – Susarla Nikhilesh Dec 6 '17 at 7:11

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