Winfried Ritsch <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Goswin Brederlow writes:
> > "George A. Dowding" <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Hello all,
> > >
> > > Debian slink is up and running quite nicely. What do I have to do to
> > > compile a kernel under alpha? Is there a HOWTO?
> > Unpack the source,
> > cd linux
> > make menuconfig or make xconfig
> > make dep && make clean && make boot && make modules && make modules_install
> > After that you have a kernel under arch/alpha/boot/vmlinux.gz. Copy
> > that to /vmlinux-version.gz or something else and change your boot
> > setup to use that kernel. Be carefull not to delete the old kernel,
> > since the new one might not work.
> what speaks against the make-kpkg I use mostly
> cd /usr/src, untar the source, link linux to kernel-source-xxx,
> cd /usr/src/linux
> make-kpkg --revision=custom.X clean;
> make menuconfig;
> make-kpkg --revision=custom.X kernel_image
> dpkg -i ../kernel-image-xxx.custom.X.deb
> which is the debian way ???
> mfg winfried
Hmm, never used it. What exactly does it do differently from make
boot except making a deb file?
Does it preserver the old kernel image and system.map?
What about modules?
PS: Did you get 2.2.9 or 2.3.3 running?