Re: Building ppc64 2.6.12 the Debian way?
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 05:25:40PM -0700, Shyamal Prasad wrote:
> "Sven" == Sven Luther <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Sven> The debian patch is already included in the debian
> Sven> linux-source-2.6.12 package, so you don'ty need to re-apply
> Sven> them.
> Thanks Sven! I was confused by the description of linux-patch-debian-2.6.12
> at http://packages.debian.org/unstable/devel/linux-patch-debian-2.6.12
> which seem to indicate that I need to apply them. Does that package
> need to be removed from the archive or something? (Or maybe I'm just
Well, it is used to revert the debian patch, or to apply it to some random
tree from out there.
> Sven> BTW, gcc-4.0 is also biarch.
> Is that what is used to build the standard kernels?
> Sven> And finally, you should try make-kpkg --subarch powerpc64,
> Sven> which should do the right thing as far as gcc and cflags is
> Sven> concerned.
> Sven> I would thus try :
> Sven> make-kpkg --subarch powerpc64 --initrd
> Sven> --revision=shyamal.1.0 kernel-image
> That is a big help, it's compiling away now. It would have taken me
> forever to find the subarch name.