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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: vanilla built under Lenny long before
>>                  upgrading to Squeeze
>> Issue:           Seeing two extra .debs being built by make
>> I grabbed 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
more detailed.

BTW, in my experience it is NOT normal.  If it were, I'd have never
posted.  Re-read my post carefully.


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