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Re: building 2.6.35



On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 9:00 PM, Stephen Powell <zlinuxman@wowway.com> wrote:
> On Mon, 09 Aug 2010 19:01:50 -0400 (EDT), Alexander Samad wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 9, 2010 at 9:26 AM, Stephen Powell <zlinuxman@wowway.com> wrote:
>>> On Sun, 08 Aug 2010 03:10:10 -0400 (EDT), Angus Hedger wrote:
>>>>
[snip
>>
>> I did trying using the packages for 2.6.35, but you can't install the
>> headers because the linux-kbuild-2.6.35 is there
>
> Why do you want to install the headers if you already have the whole
> kernel source code?  What are you trying to accomplish besides
> building a custom kernel?

I wanted the header file, so I could build the intel i915 modules, I
was planning on taking the modules source that belong to that and try
to compile against a debian kernel.

>>>
>>> A Debian source package for 2.6.35 is also
>>> available in experimental: linux-source-2.6.35.

must have slipped past me - I saw the package, but so used to using
the headers files.....

>>
>> can I use make-kpkg against this ?
>
> I haven't tried that specific source package, but I don't know of
> any reason why it wouldn't work.
>>
>> my reason for doing this is I have a problem with my screen - there is
>> a bug open at freedesktop.org. and I need to get the lastest git from
>> drm-intel....
>
> So does this video driver use an out-of-kernel-source-tree kernel
> module, like the proprietary nvidia driver does?  Are you trying to
> use module-assistant?  Is that why you need the headers (or why you
> think you need the headers)?
no it not like the ndvidia think, just they freedesktop org -
maintaniers would like me to use the lastest HEAD version...

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