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Re: Badiane: make-kpkg PCMCIA conflict

On Tue, Mar 13, 2001 at 09:44:47AM -0800, Francois BOTTIN wrote:
> --- Badiane Ka <badianedebian@yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I have created a deb package with make-kpkg and upon
> > executing dpkg -i I get a message saying that there is
> > conflict between my custom 2.2.18pre1 image and
> > pcmcia.  How do I compile, install and get a kernel to
> > run under debian without running into a bunch of
> > module problems.  I would like to be able to upgrade
> > my system without having all of these problems.  If
> > there is literature about this problem please point me
> > in that direction and I will follow.
> > 
> > Badiane
> > 
> I don't know if there is any documentation about that, but what I do is:
> - remove the kernel and pcmcia packages that are in use (yes, there's a
> warning saying that it's dangerous to remove a running kernel's
> package...)
> - install the new kernel package, and then the pcmcia one.
> Simply, do not try rebooting between the two stages...

 You might want to copy your vmlinuz in case of accidents.  It's a 
bad idea to ever have no kernels on your machine.  At least make sure you
have a boot disk.

#define X(x,y) x##y
Peter Cordes ;  e-mail: X(peter@llama.nslug. , ns.ca)

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