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Re: Compiling 2.4.18-BF from apt-get source



On Sun, 01 Jun 2003, Kevin McKinley wrote:

> On Sun, 1 Jun 2003 19:59:02 -0500
> Jesse Meyer <meyer@btinet.net> wrote:
> 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I want to recompile the 2.4bf kernel, and keep the 2.4bf pcmcia 
> > packages unchanged.  When I try an 'apt-get source 
> > kernel-image-2.4.18-bf2.4' I do not seem to get the kernel source, only 
> > a 24kB file.
> > 
> > So, how can I get the full kernel source to remake the bf2.4 package?
> 
> Building kernel image debs isn't like building other debs from sources.
> 
> apt-get kernel-source-2.4.18.
> 
> Copy /boot/config-2.4.18-bf2.4 to /usr/src/linux/.config.
> 
> Then you can make xconfig/menuconfig and change the stuff you need to
> change.

That being said, then how do you then remake the kernel-image-2.4.18-bf2.4 
package?  I could just replace the kernel image without telling 
dpkg, but that doesn't seem to be a good idea.  Life's easier when I don't 
go behind the package manager's back.

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