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

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu May 13 11:59:26 EDT 2010


On Thu, 13 May 2010, Kyle Spaans wrote:

> 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. :)

  lennart is correct -- if ubuntu supplies a reliable packaging
utility, i should use it.  i'll add it to the page ASAP.

rday

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