also sprach Kevin McKinley <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2003.06.29.2015 +0200]: > Try a different syntax for make-kpkg: > > fakeroot make-kpkg --options How will that help. It is actually trying to create a file under /usr/src while being called as a non-root user. fakeroot won't magically allow that... But as others have suggested the same thing, I am going to give it a whirl... I'd still be interested on why this would make it work... also sprach David Z Maze <email@example.com> [2003.06.30.2141 +0200]: > > cp: cannot create regular file > > `/usr/src/modules/nvidia/debian/control': Permission denied > > Right: with the default setup, the user who runs make-kpkg needs write > access to /usr/src/modules, or you need to run under sudo. what??? this must be a joke? /usr can be mounted read-only! > Try, for example: > > [...] > export MODULE_LOC=$HOME/src/modules > [...] > Setting the MODULE_LOC environment variable will tell make-kpkg to > look somewhere besides /usr/src/modules for kernel modules. I'd prefer not to have to do this. I know it's an option. Else the danger exists that I get stray module trees, or that the module tree might not be in sync... How are other people doing it? -- Please do not CC me when replying to lists; I read them! .''`. martin f. krafft <firstname.lastname@example.org> : :' : proud Debian developer, admin, and user `. `'` `- Debian - when you have better things to do than fixing a system Invalid PGP subkeys? Use subkeys.pgp.net as keyserver!
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