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Re: RaQ2 debian-installer and raid-1

Harald Kapper wrote:
> actually I'm at compiling my own 2.4.27 kernel here - my problem is now:
> 2.4.27-7 is the latest accepted kernel-image-2.4.27-r5k-cobalt source, but the
> kernel-tree-2.4.27 I can apt-get is 2.4.27-6 - actually the latest cobalt patch
> has been accepted on 31st December 2004 - so I now only try to find the matching
> kernel-tree 2.4.27-7 ... show stoppers are some release-critical-bugs, as
> documented: http://bjorn.haxx.se/debian/testing.pl?package=kernel-source-2.4.27

There is no kernel-image-2.4.27-r5k-cobalt source. The mipsel cobalt kernels
are built from the kernel-patch-2.4.27-mips source package. The 2.4-cobalt
patch is only for i386 cobalts like RaQ3.

> now - my stupid question: how comes the patch is in testing for cobalt, but the
> source-tree is not yet available - does this make any sense?

kernel-patch-2.4.27-mips Build-Depends on kernel-source-2.4.27. The
testing migration scripts care about Depends, not Build-Depends.

> and more interesting: is there a workaround for me to build my own kernel
> anyway?

Use kernel-patch-2.4.27-mips plus the kernel-source-2.4.27 deb from unstable.


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