Re: problem in recompiling kernel
On Sun, 13 Apr 2003 19:15:43 +1000
"Jones" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I am using Debian woody 3.0 and I experience problem in recompiling. I
> try to recompile my kernel with the old configuration from Debian. The
> configuration can be found under the directory "/boot". I follow the step
> used by "Linux Kernel HOWTO" but I fail to use my network cards with my
> new kernel image. Can anybody tell me what's going wrong with me!?
After you copy the configuration file to .config do "make oldconfig". If the
kernel you're compiling is newer than the Debian kernel you're running,
you'll be asked some questions; if you don't know what they are answer "no".
There is a tutorial for using kernel-package; that's The Debian Way to
compile kernels. You can find it here: