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Re: diffs between kernel-source-2.4.22 and source of kernel-image-2.4.22?

On Sun, Oct 12, 2003 at 05:37:58PM +0200, David Fokkema said
> Hi group,
> Compiling my own kernel I ran into strange difficulties. I have a laptop
> (asus L5800C) that's hit by the radeon driver bug resulting in black
> screens with standard drivers, though I don't know if this is related...
> Installing kernel-image-2.4.22 I can boot with vga=834 resulting in a
> nice 1400x1050 framebuffer display with the vesa driver. However,
> compiling a fresh kernel from kernel-source-2.4.22 (even with the same
> config) results in a black screen. I can use vga=normal, so I know it
> works. I took the time to compile from the sources of
> kernel-image-2.4.22 which builds all kinds of kernels and took a _long_
> time. However, that one boots fine.

You should install ccache :)

> So, there must be some differences, right? I know that the sources of
> kernel-image are patched during the build process while the sources from
> kernel-source are already patched, but that should result in the same
> sources being used. Please enlighten me...

If you look at the build-dependency tree for kernel-image-2.4.22, you'll
see it's actually built from kernel-source-2.4.22, anyway.  The only
obvious difference I can think of is gcc versions.  It shouldn't matter,
but maybe it's built with gcc 2.95 still?

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