Re: How to get the right source
"Jaime Ochoa Malagón" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 7/27/06, Stephen Cormier <email@example.com> wrote:
>> On Thursday 27 July 2006 10:43, Bill Ranck wrote:
>> > Hello folks,
>> > I am new to the 64 bit stuff and I need to rebuild my kernel for
>> > multiple processors. I know I should apt-get the source packages, but
>> > which packages and from where? My /etc/apt/sources.list has the
>> > following:
>> > deb http://debian.csail.mit.edu/debian-amd64/debian sarge main contrib
>> > deb http://security.debian.org/ stable/updates main
>> > I have installed am running this on a Dell 2650 with Intel
>> > processors. Here is the uname -a line:
>> > Linux ripberger 2.6.12-1-amd64-generic #1 Fri Jul 22 18:12:08 CEST 2005
>> > x86_64 GNU/Linux
>> > I assume that I just need to download the kernel sources, do the
>> > "make menuconfig" thing and make the new kernel from there. Any other
>> > cautions or suggestions?
>> You can install a Debian kernel with smp support use "apt-cache search
>> kernel-image smp" without the quotes to see the available images for install
>> you would want one of the ones with em64t in the name.
> I belive should be linux-image instead of kernel-image or this is
> false to sarge?
> sorry if thats the case I have only sid...
Sarge has kernel-image, etch/sid have linux-image. The switch happened
after 2.6.8 so backports or ubuntu have linux-image too.