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Re: kernel source, patches and headers...

"Harold Hartley" <haroldh@midmaine.com> writes:

> Well, I now have a good question as I'm not readlly familiar with the
> compiling and I want to do it right...
> the big problem is I can not find a updated HOW-TO about it with the sparc..

> I reinstalled my debian slink for sparc, and found in the /usr/src files and
> directories....
> first is kernel-source-2.0.35.tar.gz
> and  /usr/src/kernel-patches/sparc/sparclinux-2.0.35-9800805.diff.gz
> and in the above line there also is apply and unpatch
> and /usr/src/kernel-headers-2.0.35/include/
> and along with many asm-sparc and others...

It's not really a sparc issue... You just need to read the
kernel-source documentation.  Read everything in the
/usr/doc/kernel-package.  Enable the patch option in

Note: reinstallation is rarely necessary in Debian.

.....Adam Di Carlo....adam@onShore.com.....<URL:http://www.onShore.com/>

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