Re: Compiling a .tar.gz kernel?
- To: Svante Signell <email@example.com>
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Compiling a .tar.gz kernel?
- From: Bob Nielsen <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 10:45:08 -0700
- Message-id: <20000127104508.B14319@bob.localnet>
- In-reply-to: <firstname.lastname@example.org>; from email@example.com on Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 11:20:29PM +0100
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
On Wed, Jan 26, 2000 at 11:20:29PM +0100, Svante Signell wrote:
> Any specific issues when compiling a kernel from kernel.org compared
> to a source in .deb format?
> After replacing my TNT2 32MB card with a G400 32MB dual head I am
> very eager to try out the new glx and mesa SW developed in the
> utah-glx project. I order to make get AGP support, you need to patch an
> 2.2.x kernel or compile a 2.3.x one. The latest kernel in Debian is
> 2.2.14 in source format. This kernel has been sucessfully compiled and
> is running well om my SMP machine.
Where is this patch for 2.2.x kernels? I am planning on obtaining an
AGP video board soon.
> I also downloaded the 2.2.40 kernel.
I assume you meant 2.3.40.
> Are the kernel-source,-doc-headers,-image files created in the same
> way as for 2.2.14 using make-kpkg and make config?
I believe so, although you probably only need to make the kernel image,
since the files the other packages install are already on your system.
Bob Nielsen, N7XY (ex-W6SWE) (RN2) email@example.com
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