Re: How to build only linux-image-2.6.18-6-686
On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 05:23:19PM -0400, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 07, 2008 at 08:31:47PM +0000, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> > My problem with make-kpkg has always been that I could never rely on its
> > generated -headers packages to actually work.
> Odd, the headers it generated allways worked for me.
Taken to another system?
The problems I remember:
1. the "source" and "build" links pointed to an incorrect place. An
invalid build link is a problem.
2. If I actually changed the source to make the base supplied
linux-headers package not good enough, I found no way to generate a
complete one (linux-headers-2.6.18-6 vs linux-headers-2.6.18-6-686).
> > So it was fine to build a kernel. But if I wanted to build some modules
> > for that kernel, I still have a problem.
> > My ugly workaround is to keep the source directory and hope for the
> > best.
> Nothing wrong with doing that if you are compiling the kernel anyhow.
Doesn't work well if you want to allow building stuff on other
This is to say that I got spolit by how well 'm-a a-i' works.
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