Re: rolling vanilla kernel on Squeeze
On 5/17/2011 9:20 PM, Perry Thompson wrote:
> On 05/17/2011 10:09 PM, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>> System: Squeeze
>> Current Kernel: 22.214.171.124 vanilla built under Lenny long before
>> upgrading to Squeeze
>> Issue: Seeing two extra .debs being built by make
>> I grabbed 126.96.36.199 from kernel.org yesterday and rolled a kernel using
>> 'make KDEB_PKGVERSION=custom.x.x deb-pkg'. After running the make
>> script I ended up with a kernel .deb package, a headers .deb package,
>> and a libc-dev .deb package. I've been rolling my own kernels for many
>> years and I've never ended up with anything but a single kernel .deb
>> file. I don't use initrd nor module support.
>> What's the story on these two new .deb packages, and what do I do with
>> them, if anything? Is it safe to go ahead and install the kernel
>> package? What, if anything, do I need to do with the 2 new files?
>> Install them? Copy then to /boot? Ignore them?
> Install them all, it is normal.
Heheh, this from the guy who just deleted his /usr/src/linux tree? Thx,
but I'll wait for a response similar to what I got on IRC, but hopefully
BTW, in my experience it is NOT normal. If it were, I'd have never
posted. Re-read my post carefully.