This document outlines the procedures to get the PA-RISC/Linux
kernel to boot on your PA-RISC system. It also explains the usage of PALO,
the kernel loader for PA/Linux. You will find much information on how to
compile a kernel from the source available at
Please note that this HOWTO version is newer than Deb Richardson's and
includes more accurate information because of the progress of the port.
Nevertheless, we must say that this document keeps some parts from Deb's
original one and reveals some of her hidden work.
If you are looking for some information related to HP
hardware but not directly to PA-RISC, please read