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Re: tun device on a mac

On Tue, Oct 11, 2005 at 07:16:44AM -0700, Yan Seiner wrote:
> Christian T. Steigies wrote:
> >Did you install the kernel-source-2.2.25 and kernel-patch-2.2.25-m68k patch
> >or where do you get your kernel source from? I did not check the 
> >tun-module.
> >but I assume you need some kernel-source (or kernel-headers-2.2.25-m68k) to
> >compile the module.
> > 
> >
> Per the tun-module docs, I need the kernel source tree, configured.  I 
> did that previously.
> Now I have the patch....
> Do I have to apply it manually? 

Yes, do this in the kernel-source directory


> Or should make-kpkg do this for me?

make-kpkg only builds the image and module packages, it does not apply
patches AFAIK.
> More importantly, is there a debian kernel-building how-to somewhere 
> that explains how patches are applied, modules built, and so forth?
> Most seem to be basic guides for general kernel building.  I know how to 
> do that....  I don't know debian's tools for kernel building and 
> management....

Download the source for kernel-image-2.2.25-mac and have a look at
debian/rules. Sometimes that is easier than finding the documentation.
With make-kpkg I basically only need two commands:
"make-kpkg kernel-image" to build the kernel image, and
"make-kpkg modules-image" to build the module images. All the other tricks
you can learn from kernel-image source packages, or from the new linux-2.6
package, if you want it to be a little more challenging. For building my own
kernel images, however, the two make-kpkg commands have always been


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