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Re: kernel-2.4.18 module mis-install

> "Jonathan Brandmeyer" <...> writes:
> > Installed the stock kernel-image-2.4.18-i686 debian package, with
> > Installed and unpacked kernel-source-2.4.18, with dselect and tar.
> > Downloaded and unpacked nvidia-kernel-source and nvidia-glx-source, with
> > apt-get and tar.
> > Built nvidia-kernel-source the Debian Way:
> > (in /usr/src/kernel-source-2.4.18 )
> > make oldconfig
> > kpkg-make modules
> You need to make sure you get the .config file that goes with the
> kernel, which isn't going to be the default one in the kernel-source
> package.  Try copying /boot/config-2.4.18-686 to .config, and then
> running 'make-kpkg modules-image' again.

Thanks.  It worked perfectly.

> (The Righter Way to do this, from what I can tell, is even more of a
> pain; you can get the kernel-image-$KVERS-i386 source package, which
> build-depends on the kernel-source-$KVERS binary package; you need to
> emulate its behavior to build custom modules, though.  Ick.  You can
> also do things with kernel-build-* packages, but only in unstable, and
> again not terribly cleanly.)
> --
> David Maze         dmaze@debian.org      http://people.debian.org/~dmaze/
> "Theoretical politics is interesting.  Politicking should be illegal."
> -- Abra Mitchell

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