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Re: Compiling a kernel

On Wed, Oct 10, 2001 at 11:28:50PM +0100, David Cantrell wrote:
> This isn't Debian-specific, but I hope someone here can help me.
> I've been running Linux on Sparc for a year or so now, and have never
> once managed to compile a working kernel.  I follow the instructions
> to the letter, but always end up with an unbootable file.
> I believe that the problem lies in the final linking stage, as I do
> end up with a .../arch/sparc/boot/vmlinux file, but it's relocatable
> and not stripped.  Any pointers on how to fix it?
> I really need a new 2.4.x kernel so that I can make better use of my
> Sparcbook.  2.2 kernels leave me using the slooooow PROM console instead
> of a framebuffer, and make the machine run VERY hot which I am told is
> fixed by new idling magic.

apt-get install kernel-package


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