[kwlug-disc] [TLUG]: building a new kernel for ubuntu 10.04

Kyle Spaans 3lucid at gmail.com
Thu May 13 01:31:36 EDT 2010


On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 4:37 PM, Robert P. J. Day <rpjday at crashcourse.ca> wrote:
> On Wed, 12 May 2010, Lennart Sorensen wrote:
>
>> On Wed, May 12, 2010 at 05:09:29AM -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>> >
>> >   quick and dirty wiki page for building a new kernel for ubuntu
>> > 10.04:
>> >
>> > http://www.crashcourse.ca/wiki/index.php/New_kernel_on_Ubuntu_10.04
>> >
>> > let me know if i missed anything critical.
>>
>> How about missing out the making it into a .deb using make-kpkg.
>> That seems like a major step to leave out.  make install and make
>> module_install on the other hand should be left out of course.
>> That would also take care of update-initramfs and update-grub for
>> you, and it is trivial to uninstall and clean up later.
>>
>> Essentially your whole installation section is wrong and should be
>> replaced with a make-kpkg and dpkg -i step.
>
>   yes, i'm actually going to update that shortly.  i just started
> with what i knew.

Is your article supposed to be about the distro-specific way to build
the kernel?
If not, I'd disagree with Lennart. But if so, I'll go back to the
peanut gallery. :)



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