On Wed, 02 Feb 2000, David Wright wrote:
> Quoting Lee Chapelle (email@example.com):
> > From: aphro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > cd to /usr/src
> > > and run this:
> > >
> > > wget http://metalab.unc.edu/pub/Linux/kernel/v2.3/linux-2.3.41.tar.gz
> > that's cool!
> > > mv linux linux-OLD
> > no such directory or file <SPLAT>
> It's no longer normal to unpack the kernel source in /usr/src,
> and one wouldn't except there to be a linux symlink to be renamed
> if you hadn't already unpacked one there, say, from hamm or previous.
> If you download kernel-package and fakeroot, you can unpack the
> source anywhere and then, at top level in the source,
> > > make menuconfig
> > > (configure the kernel to your liking)
> fakeroot /usr/sbin/make-kpkg clean
> fakeroot /usr/sbin/make-kpkg --revision=foo.1 kernel_image
> something more meaningful --------
> You'll be left with a package called /kernel-image-2.3.41_foo.1_i386.deb
> in the directory above you (i.e. in ..) which you can then install
> like any .deb file.
I follow up to that point but my Windows brain does not grok "lnstall like any
.deb file" How is that?
- Re: Yehaw!
- From: David Wright <email@example.com>