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Re: First Kernel Build Attempt Failed was: Re: 3ware 9550 SATA RAID controller problems

On Sat, Jan 07, 2006 at 09:26:21PM -0500, Stephen Woodbridge wrote:
> Fixed the cross-compile problem by adding --arch=amd64 to the make-kpkg 
> command and the kernel compiles but of the package is strange and it 
> will not install.
> fakeroot make-kpkg --arch=amd64 --initrd --append-to-version=.20060107 
> kernel-image

Don't use a . at the start of your append to version.  Use a -

That way the kernel version will look sane (2.6.15, not

Apparently yaird does things based on the version of the kernel, and
with your append, it has no clue what to make of it.  I still suggest
starting with just the prebuilt debian kernel instead.

> The package name is:
> linux-image-
> which is strange because I gave the target as kernel-image not 
> linux-image and is added to the name twice.
> and yaird failed on the install see below.

New kernels are named linux-image nor kernel-image on debian.

Len Sorensen

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