Re: Building custom kernel based off stock debian kernel
On Thu, 7 Feb 2002, Nick Jennings wrote:
> After examining the source tree from this, I have found that it does
> not have a .config at all, and I do not this any of the debian patches
> have been applied. This looks like kernel.org source.
This is a plain source, as it only contains the tarball and the .dsc!
> Is the 'source kernel-image-2.4.17' what I am supposed to be building
> from? If so, why is there no '.config' in there? Where do I get the
> '.config' from?
$ dpkg -L kernel-image-2.4.17-686 |grep config
> <apply customization>
> patch kernel && 'make menuconfig' to customize kernel configuration.
> <build kernel package>
> gateway:/usr/src/linux# make-kpkg --revision=gateway.1 --initrd buildpackage
Should be correct, but please do apt-get install kernel-source-2.4.17, not
apt-get source something. It will install the source in /usr/src
Hope this helps
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