Compiling Old Linux kernel and Emulating on QEMU.


1.Git Repository:

     i) Ubuntu :12.04
     ii) gcc version 4.6.3
     iii) Qemu

3. Download the Linux source code:
     git clone

Get the Linux Source code from above command. This source code contains Linux, hard disk Image linux-0.11.img and patch for compiling on gcc version 4.6.3 version.

4. Apply the Patch

cd Linux_0.01

Apply the patch to make source code compatible with latest gcc version and get compiled.

patch -p1 < linux_0.01_Compilations_changes.patch

5)Build the source code

Compile the source code using below command.


4)Boot the Images on Qemu using below command.

qemu-system-i386 -m 128M -boot a -fda Image -hdb Images/linux-0.11.img







About VinayMahadev

I am passionate about Embedded Linux systems . I believe in "If you want to learn something, read about it. If you want to understand something, write about it. If you want to master something, teach it". Here I am just trying to connect the Dots.
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