Re: compiling (or rather, failing to compile) a kernel
Am Samstag, 10. November 2012 schrieb Lisi Reisz:
> I have been trying to get to grips with compiling a custom kernel. I
> have been shying away for too long.
> I am following Stephen's marvellous work, and had got this far:
This appears to be really old.
I suggest looking at
and "make-kpkg" from "kernel-package". These are the two approaches I know
of. I still use make-kpkg, cause it does everything for me in just one
> But I get errors the end of which is below. I tried to copy and paste
> all the error reports that Konsole gave me, but could not manage it.
> Advice, please!
> tar: linux-source-3.2/sound/firewire/Makefile: Cannot open: No such
> file or directory
Turned out to be a permissions problem.
So you used your regular user to compile the kernel.
But a deprecated place for it. Just compile the kernel from a directory in
your home directory.
Martin 'Helios' Steigerwald - http://www.Lichtvoll.de
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