Re: Compiling custom kernel
On Tue, 2007-02-13 at 11:33 +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> * David Fokkema <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-02-13 12:24]:
> > right now, but I'm wondering about what to do with it. Due to the
> > recent change to apex (well, maybe not so recent) the information on
> > the net is somewhat conflicting. Do I need to flash?
> Yes, you need to flash but a kernel hook will take care of that.
> > Steps:
> > 1. apt-get linux-source-2.6.18 fakeroot kernel-package
> > 2. copy over config from /boot, edit it for eabi, run make-kpkg with
> > --initrd (I did that a few times on x86 hardware).
> > 3. install the generated packages???
> > 4. .....????
> 4. Reboot.
> > Any help would be appreciated and maybe a wiki page could be put up
> > somewhere? http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/Debian/BuildImage ends
> > with just installing the package. Is that really enough???
> Yes, because flash-kernel will be called automatically when you install
> a new kernel .deb.
Great! Thanks. Followup question: say I'd like to boot the debian
supplied kernel again: do I need to reinstall or is a dpkg-reconfigure