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Bug#70871: kernel-compilation documentation

Helge Kreutzmann <kreutzm@itp.uni-hannover.de> writes:

> In the section regarding kernel compilation (8.4):
> -/usr/sbin/make-kpkg is wrong. make-kpkg is installed in /usr/bin

Fixed in CVS.

> -The documentation indicates that a seperat package is build for the
>  modules:
>  If you have created a modules package, you'll need to install that package as well.
>  I am new to debian, so maybe I made some mistake, but I created modules
>  together with the kernel and they were included all in one deb-package.
>  Maybe the documentation should indicate that possibility.

Hmm.  Maybe the docuemntation is unclear.  If you use a
non-kernel-source modules (such as PCMCIA in 2.2 kernels) then there
is a separate modules package.

> -More a wish but I think you could mention that ncurses-XX-dev (the dev
>  is the important one) is required for make menuconfig, though of course
>  you correctly refer to the full documentation.

> -Lastly if such docu does exist, as a person new to debian I would have
>  greatly appreciate references to documentation about general topics
>  which are handled "the Debian way", e.g. networking, sound install because
>  apropos and man (including info) does not help here much.

Yeah, you and me both.   I don't know how much of that exists.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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