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Re: [SLUG] Debian + alsa + reiserfs + make-kpkg
- To: Sydney Linux Users Group <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] Debian + alsa + reiserfs + make-kpkg
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Wed Nov 15 05:25:02 2000
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<quote who="Anand Kumria">
> Likewise kernel packages. Deal with multiple machines and you can compile
> your kernels on one machine and then just transfer one, execute two
> command (dpkg, shutdown -r) and you are done.
Duuuuuuuuuuhhhhhh... Makes perfect sense.
> But how often do you examine every option? Not often I'd wager.
Heh. Don't call me obsessive/compulsive, but... ;)
> make-kpkg uses the tried and tested text based config. BUT it skips
> over questions you seen before, so basically on each kernel rev you only
> have to answer questions which are new to this vesion.
Beautiful. The kind of elegance I've come to expect, really. Wow.
> Herbert is the make-kpkg king -- he does the kernels for Debian releases
> on i386.
Well, thanks Herbert! I'll definitely be using this soon (I have an
application for it in mind already...)
Of course, this will only work with properly packaged kernel sources, right?
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