Re: kernel build questions
Maybe I am not building the kernel in the most elegent way. I seem to
be using a mixture of EXTRAVERSION and -rev. Not quite sure of the
ramifications of these. Douse the .deb file put stuff into
/lin/modules? What would you recomend to be the best use of
EXTRAVERSION/-rev/accosiated prcedure for a newbe to kernal building.
If I use both and 'make-kpkg clean' before eath make-kpkg is this the
safest or can I get away with using one of EXTRAVERSION/-rev.
Ben Edwards wrote:
Do a "make-kpkg clean" before changing the revision number should do
Ta, that did the trick.
When I dpkg -i the image it complaines that '/lib/modules/2.6.3 (may)
belongs to a old install', I have been moving it to .old but douse
this mean that if I need to revert to the previous kernel I may have
Yes. You'll have to move the .old directory back to 2.6.3 if you want
to use the old kernel again. Another trick is to use the
"--append-to-version" parameter so that there is some extra stuff
added to the end of the kernel version. For example,
--append-to-version=new will put the kernel modules in the