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Re: kernel 2.6.12 release on sid

maximilian attems wrote:
> On Sun, 10 Jul 2005, Harald Dunkel wrote:
>>Would you like to try building your own debian kernel package?
>>Its pretty easy:
>>- apt-get install kernel-package
>>- extract the linux 2.6.12 sources in /usr/src (for example)
>>- apply the patches you would like to include
>>- copy /boot/config-2.6.8 to /usr/src/linux-2.6.12/.config
>>- 'cd /usr/src/linux-2.6.12 && make menuconfig' and add the
> please encourage admins to make use of their ~/src
> no need to mess in /usr/src

/usr/src is the traditional location to install the
linux kernel sources. It is referenced by related
module packages, too (e.g. nvidia-kernel-source,



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