Re: New Kernel: make-kpkg vs. make bzLilo
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On Wed, 20 Oct 1999, Salman Ahmed wrote:
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> Some people have mentioned earlier making another target as well : modules
> (or modules_install). Is that necessary ?
Do you mean 'modules-image'? That's used if you have things like pcmcia or
alsa that should be recompiled at the same time as the kernel (they'll be
> I have followed the above procedure that you mention a number of times
> without any problems, and have had no problems with modules. When is make
> modules_install necessary ??
Only when you have add-ons like alsa or pcmcia. A deb will be generated
for you to install along with the kernel deb (just like the
pcmcia-modules-x.y.zz available on the mirrors)
> One other thing: are there any problems compiling 2.2.12 or 2.2.13 with gcc
> 2.95.2 ?? I read today in the 2.2.13 kernel's release notes at
> <http://www.linux.org.uk/VERSION/relnotes.2213.html> that gcc 2.95 should
> not be used to compile 2.2.13.
> Has anyone tried compiling the recent kernels (ie 2.2.10-12) with gcc 2.95
> or 2.95.2 ? Any problems ??
I've done it, no problems here. YMMV.
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