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Re: Building kernel modules for stock kernels is a hell of a job!

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003 20:39:04 +0200, Manuel Bilderbeek <manuel@msxnet.org> said: 

> Hello, Kernel 2.4.22 got into testing, so I have to go to the
> procedure again.

>> #include <hallo.h>
>> * Manuel Bilderbeek [Sun, Aug 24 2003, 04:32:45PM]:
>>> The procedure I'm going through is as follows (being root all the
>>> time)
>>> 1) install the kernel source for the kernel,
>>> e.g. kernel-source-2.4.21
>>> 2) go to /usr/src and tar xjvf kernel-source-2.4.21.tar.bz2
>> Why don't you use the kernel-headers packages and use them as
>> partial kernel source? They provide header files (including the
>> complete kernel version) and the .config that belongs to them.

> OK, but that doesn't work! See this:

	He said use the kernel-headers package, not
 kernel-package. Any debian packaged module shall work with something

 ./debian/rules KVERS="2.4.21" KSRC="/usr/src/kernel-headers-2.4.21" KPKG_DEST_DIR="../" KDREV="blah" kdist_image

> So, only with a full kernel source tree and the copied .config you
> seem to be able to use make-kpkg. I can't help it. Please tell me
> I'm wrong. :)

	I think you may well be.

I find you lack of faith in the forth dithturbing. Darse ("Darth")
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