Re: apt-get problems
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I recompiled the same kernel with --revision=3:custom.1.0, rebooted, and
now everything is OK !
Thanks for the quick answer !
On Mon, 18 Sep 2000, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2000 19:02:37 -0700
> From: Bob Nielsen <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Joel Dinel <email@example.com>
> Cc: Debian User List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: apt-get problems
> Apparently kernel-image-2.2.17-1 uses an epoch, so apt (or dselect)
> wants to replace your image with that one. This happened at least once
> before and the way to avoid the problem is to use an epoch yourself
> when creating the package:
> make-kpkg --revision=3:custom.1.0 kernel_image
> /usr/share/doc/kernel-package/README.gz has some discussion of this.
> On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 09:45:01PM -0400, Joel Dinel wrote:
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> > I just compiled kernel 2.2.17 today with the kernel-package tools. I
> > installed the resulting kernel-image-2.2.17_custom1.0_i386.deb with
> > dpkg -i.
> > Everything is OK. Now, as soon as I apt-get
> > update && apt-get dist-upgrade, apt wants to install a newer version
> > of kernel-2.2.17 (kernel-image-2.2.17-1). I don't want that. I just
> > spent a lot of time customizing and tailoring my kernel to my
> > needs, and I don't feel like replacing it by a stock kernal and have a lot
> > of things break down upon reboot.
> > How do I prevent apt from upgrading my kernel
> > package ? I looked into dpkg's MAN pages, and there is something about
> > putting a package on HOLD to prevent update. This is what I would want to
> > do.
> > I must've recompiled 2.2.16 at least 10 times using the same method
> > (kernel-package), and apt never tried to update my kernel on me before.
> > Any tips ? This is dribing me nuts. I can't do a succesful apt-get
> > dist-upgrade anymore, since apt wants to install 2.2.17-1 everytime.
> > Thanks !
> > Joel Dinel
> > email@example.com
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