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Re: Debian on Pine64 H64B?

On Friday 10 September 2021 12:32:49 Lennart Sorensen wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 10, 2021 at 12:04:56PM -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
> > I knew that Reco, but the howto install after building it is the
> > best kept secret on this ball of rock and water, so I invented my
> > own installer. The revelant files total under 30 megs as a tarball.
> >
> > So why do we not have a .deb builder for kernels.? Such secrecy,
> > since it doesn't involve the blacklisted firmware, and which my
> > install doesn't touch, certainly seems politically non-productive to
> > me.
> Did make-kpkg stop existing?  It's been a while since I had a reason
> to build my own kernel on any of my debian systems.  I must admit
> searching for it, it does appear to no longer exist.  Hmm.
> Some searching on google seems to indicate that these days one is
> expected to use make deb-pkg in the kernel tree instead.  I must admit
> I have never tried that.

I am not aware that it ever existed. So I install the needed meat to make 
it work, via a card reader and the non-compressed tarball is just under 
30 megs. apt sees it, leaves it alone. So its pinned 6 other packages 
for about 20 months now.

Link to how to docs? I ought to check out something newer than 4.19.xx

Thanks Lennart. Take care & stay well.

Cheers, Gene Heskett
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