[kwlug-disc] installing a new kernel under ubuntu 10.04?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Tue May 11 17:47:42 EDT 2010


On Tue, 11 May 2010, Paul Nijjar wrote:

> On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 07:37:30AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> >   for the fun of it, i've downloaded the appropriate packages to build
> > a new kernel under ubuntu 10.04, "git pull"ed to get the absolutely
> > latest version of the main linux kernel repo, and the build is
> > chugging away as we speak.
> >
> >   but what to do with this grub2 thing, of which i have no experience?
> > i'm used to (under fedora) running:
> >
> >   # make modules_install
> >   # make install
> >
> > after the build is done, and while i suspect that might work here,
> > it probably(?) won't update the grub2 config file(s).  anyone know
> > what additional magic is required for grub2?
>
> aptitude install kernel-package
> make-kpkg [mumble mumble mumble some options you look up]
>
> dpkg -i <kernel name>.deb
>
> That should invoke whatever grub magic needs to happen. But I guess
> that is the point and drool method.

  finally figured it out, documented it here:

http://www.crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/New_kernel_on_Ubuntu_10.04

rday

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