Re: need help compiling kernel: problems with make menuconfig
On Friday 18 January 2002 04:32 pm, seg wrote:
> Just reinstalled a Debian/GNU system. I didn't install X, has it wouldn't
> load up correctly and didn't it. Without X, to compile a new kernel I am
> forced to use make menuconfig. Which supposedly requires the package
> ncurses-dev. Using Debian's apt-get utility I tried to install ncurses-dev.
> It returns an error, which I should I have noted, in brief in states that
> ncurses is out of date and that I can only install libncurses6-dev (which
> replaced it). So I did. When I tried to make menuconfig, it returned an
> error saing it could not find the ncurses libraries.
> What can I do? I tried using apt-get to install X, but I can't seem to find
> the right package name.
> Any help would be greatly appreciated.
you can also use make config for the kernel compilation.