RE: Rebuilding the Kernel Mini HOW TO
> We're getting there.
> Yes, I have it incorrectly, what is wanted is that step five should read:
>[ ]5. # cd to /usr/src/linux/kernel-source-2.4.18
> Corrected, thanks.
I'm not sure that is what you want to do; what you want is your kernel source
in a folder that clearly identifies it by its number, i.e.:
Then, to allow that to be found easily, make a symlink from that folder, and
call the symlink "linux"
# cd /usr/src
# ln -s kernel-source-2.4.18 linux
Now, typing "cd /usr/src/linux" will take you into
Good idea to put the basic requirements in a simple howto, and thanks for
taking that on. I would not mesh the "generic" instructions with Debian
instructions, though. For Debian, my mini-kernel howto would be brief (along
with your desctiptions and explanations):
# apt-get install kernel-package
# apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.18
# apt-get install <development packages -not sure offhand>
# ln -s /usr/src/kernel-source-2.4.18 /usr/src/linux
# cd /usr/src/linux
# make xconfig
# make-kpkg clean
# make-kpkg -rev mypc.1 --append-to-version mypc kernel_image
# cd ..
# dpkg -i kernel-image-2.4.18mypc_mypc.1_i386.deb