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5th November 2005, 15:12
OK I compiled my first kernel using Falko's guide, it was OK.
Now I have to recompile my existing kernel (2.6.14) and I'm wandering whitch commands to execute after 'make menuconfig', changing device drivers etc and exiting 'Linux Kernel Configuration'?
I use Sarge.
5th November 2005, 15:30
5th November 2005, 15:50
It's same kernel version, I just want to change sound configuration (new sound adapter).
Do I need to start with 'fakeroot....' after changing configuration?
5th November 2005, 16:53
You have to start with make clean and then make menuconfig
5th November 2005, 17:28
Yes I know that but I'm not sure after that and changing configuration.
Should I run:
fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --revision=custom.1.0 kernel_image
dpkg -i kernel-image-188.8.131.52_custom.1.x_i386.deb
or somethin else?
5th November 2005, 17:51
fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --revision=custom.1.1 kernel_image
dpkg -i kernel-image-184.108.40.206_custom.1.1_i386.deb
So you increase the revision number. It's not necessary, but makes sense. :)
5th November 2005, 18:00
OK, thaught so. Thank You VEEERY much.
I tried to configure my Creative SB Live 24 but nothinh happened.
I'll try again. Have you suggestions?
5th November 2005, 20:38
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