Re: 2.6.28 + nvidia closed source
On 04 Mar 2009, Mark Allums wrote:
> thveillon.debian wrote:
>>> When can we expect either a proper kernel kbuild, or a decoupling of
>>> dependencies that will allow building out-of-tree kernel modules without
>>> needing kbuild?
>> This was posted not long ago in a similar thread :
>> Gilles Mocellin wrote :
>>> Le Wednesday 04 February 2009 00:26:41 Alex Samad, wrote :
>>>> I have been using the kernel snapshot repo to grab a 2.6.28 kernel, >>but
>>>> I notice they are not building a kbuild package and thus I can't >>build
>>>> modules against the kernel.
>>>> How are other people building their 2.6.28 kernel and/or kbuild
>>> I've just rebuilt it for me (I use the nvidia driver).
>>> It's not really hard :
>>> You must have the deb-src line in /etc/apt/sources.list :
>>> deb http://kernel-archive.buildserver.net/debian-kernel trunk main
>>> deb-src http://kernel-archive.buildserver.net/debian-kernel trunk main
>>> To be able to compile, instal build-essentials.
>>> $ apt-get source linux-kbuild-2.6-2.6.28
>>> $ cd linux-kbuild-2.6-2.6.28
>>> $ dpkg-buildpackage
>>> $ cd ..
>>> $ dpkg -i linux-kbuild-2.6.28_2.6.28-1~snapshot.12595_amd64.deb
>>> After that, you can install linux-headers-2.6.28-1-amd64,
>>> and m-a a-i nvidia ...
There does not seem to be any linux-kbuild-2.6-2.6.28 there now.
I thought perhaps it should have been linux-kbuild-2.6_2.6.28 but that
isn't there either.
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