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Re: which kernel-image to use?

On Fri, 2004-01-30 at 08:47, J. MacPhail wrote:
> Second, my first try at installing ALSA ran into a problem, helpfully
> pointed out by insmod, that I was using a gcc of inappropriate vintage
> compared to the kernel image.  Running "dpkg-deb --info" does not tell
> what gcc version was used to compile a package.  How was I supposed to
> know?

See /usr/share/doc/kernel-image-2.4.22-powerpc*/buildinfo.gz .

> Third, when I let the debian/rules from the alsa-source package guess
> the kernel version, it guessed "KVERS=2.4.22", resulting in modules
> being install in /lib/modules/2.4.22/alsa/ rather than the correct
> /lib/modules/2.4.22-powerpc/alsa/.  This presumably is a bug either in
> alsa-source or in kernel-patch-*-powerpc, but which??

alsa-source IMHO, it should default to something like
/lib/modules/`uname -r`/build instead of /usr/src/linux for KSRC.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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