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

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Wed May 12 05:25:39 EDT 2010

On Wed, 12 May 2010, Chris Frey 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.
> Well, you asked... :-)
> You missed Paul's 'make-kpkg' suggestion, as far as I can tell.
> People searching for Ubuntu-specific tips will likely want to know
> how to make a .deb, so they can uninstall with glee.

  ok, i'll add an extra section or two for that stuff.  keep in mind
that i'm still getting the hang of the debian/ubuntu way so i went
with what i know.  and i was trying to minimize package dependencies,
at least for now.

> I do understand that the first tendency of a pure kernel geek is "I
> don't need no steekin' binary package wrapper for my kernel." I had
> that tendency myself.  But after figuring it out and scripting the
> process (not much of a script actually), it does make things easier,
> and more debian.

  point taken.



Robert P. J. Day                               Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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