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

Paul Nijjar paul_nijjar at yahoo.ca
Tue May 11 15:36:51 EDT 2010

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. 

- Paul


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