Re: Dselect reinstalls kernel
It looks like you didn't include the 'revision=' parameter when running
make-kpkg. This should give the kernel you make a unique revision number
which will be higher than the one on the CD and it will not be replaced.
On 27 Jan 1999, Steven Feinstein wrote:
> I've rebuilt the kernel (using Debian v2). I created a deb using
> make-kpkg --zImage kernel_image
> and installed the new kernel using dpkg -i.
> I rebooted the machine and everything works fine. later, I decided to install
> another package from the main distribution CD. I ran dselect and selected the
> package to install. That package got installed, but during the dselect
> install process, the kernel-image from the CD was installed.
> I saw this happen because I got the message about having to reboot right after
> the install was finished (the same message I got when I installed my new
> kernel). I verfied the date of the kernel in /boot and it had reverted to the
> original kernel from the CD.
> I reinstalled my kernel again, but I am worried about using dselect anymore to
> install from the main CD.
> Any ideas as to why this happened?
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