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Old 26th January 2007, 20:00
rupertg rupertg is offline
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I deleted everything and started from scratch, and this time it worked (it's compiling as I write - although it has yet to complete, it didn't crash out as before).

The reason the original compile failed was, I now discover, my mistake. In the line

fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=-custom kernel_image kernel_headers
I misread your instruction that "After --append-to-version= you can write any string that helps you identify the kernel, but it must begin with a minus (-) and must not contain whitespace.", and also removed the kernel_image and kernel_headers parameters when I edited the text of the append switch.

A little more care, and all is well!

Thanks for your help

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