Re: 2.6.4-x86_64 compiled in a chroot. And now?
On Sun, 14 Mar 2004 23:54:15 +0100, Pere Castañer <XaRz@menta.net> writes:
> Yesterday I finally managed to cross-compile the new 2.6.4
> kernel. But now what I must do? I have the kernel but my whole
> system is debian-sid i386. I must go with debian i386 +x86_64
> kernel? Or I must boot the sarge chroot (which is in another hd)
> with the x86_64, and run the debs packages from alioth? (and forget
> the i386 debian system?).
Here is how I handle some things:
I have these 6 partitions that pertain to Debian use:
I have the /etc/fstab setup in each root partition such that the last
three partitions are shared and that regardless of what partition I
boot, all root partitions are available from
(in addition to one of them being mounted to "/").
As a mnemonic I have these empty marker files:
In the .profile of each root account I also set the prompt variable
"PS1" to help keep straight what I'm running
I have Grub set up to boot Linux 2.6.3 built as a monolithic biarch
kernel into the i386-sid partition. With this I can then chroot in to
the others for testing. I also have Grub entries to boot this same
2.6.3 kernel using biarch or pure64 roots.
Note, that to boot the biarch and pure64 roots, I needed to do a lot
of minor fixups inside the chroot before everything worked enough to
boot and access from the network. There was also the login bug
workaround. Unfortunately I didn't keep a record of all that I did,
but at a minimum, I needed to install ssh, ifupdown and dhcp-client
from inside the chroot.