Bug#70871: kernel-compilation documentation
Helge Kreutzmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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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