Re: Deselect reinstalls kernel
Thanks to the two posters. It was the revision. I tried it once but
make-kpkg kept failing. I kept forgetting to use --revision instead of
-revision. No problems now.
> On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, Nathan E Norman wrote:
> : On Wed, 27 Jan 1999, Ed Cogburn wrote:
> : : Steven Feinstein wrote:
> : [ snip dselect de-selected my custom kernel ]
> : : Dselect may have interpreted your kernel as being earlier/older
> : : than the one on the CD, and thus did an 'update' automatically.
> : : In any case, you can use the 'hold' feature (press '=' instead of
> : : '-' or '+') of dselect to prevent dpkg from 'upgrading' your
> : : custom kernel.
> : Actually, dselect had no way of knowing that you had upgraded your
> : kernel, and therefore believed the stock kernel was still present.
> : This is one of the reasons kernel-package was written. I highly
> : recommend this package - it makes it nearly impossible to do something
> : wrong!
> : [ hint: read the README in /usr/doc/kernel-package after you install
> : the package - it'll tell you what you need to know. ]
> Only uninformed people follow-up to their own posts, but I seem to fall
> into that category. I completely missed the fact that you were already
> using kernel-package!
> As someone else suggested, be sure to use the `--revision=foo' option to
> make-kpkg, and that should solve the problem. It's never failed me
> I'm off to find some caffeine now - good day :)
> Nathan Norman
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