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- configure the kernel sources
- build bzImage and copy to /boot
- create initramfs and copy to /boot
- create symlinks in /boot
- add custom content to initramfs for encryption, splash images, extra modules etc.
- compress initramfs
- configure the bootloader
You can install sys-kernel/genkernel with the following command:
|crypt||No||No||Add support for encryption -- using mcrypt or gpg where applicable|
|cryptsetup||No||No||Enable support for Luks disk enrcyption using sys-fs/cryptsetup|
|ibm||No||No||Add support for IBM ppc64 specific systems|
|selinux||No||No||!!internal use only!! Security Enhanced Linux support, this must be set by the selinux profile or breakage will occur|
The configuration file is /etc/genkernel.conf and is very well documented.