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recompiling_ubuntu_s_kernel [2014/11/24 01:14]
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recompiling_ubuntu_s_kernel [2014/11/24 02:15] (current)
ben
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   * Run:   * Run:
  ​fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=//​**-my-custom-kernel//​** kernel_image kernel_headers  ​fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=//​**-my-custom-kernel//​** kernel_image kernel_headers
-:replacing **"​my-custom-kernel"​** with a string of your choice, used to identify the kernel (it'll show up in the kernel'​s name – in <​code>​`uname –r`</​code> ​- as, for example, **"​2.6.24-my-custom-kernel"​**). ​ This process can take a very long time, so go and do something else for an hour or so.+:replacing **"​my-custom-kernel"​** with a string of your choice, used to identify the kernel (it'll show up in the kernel'​s name – in ''​`uname –r`'' ​- as, for example, **"​2.6.24-my-custom-kernel"​**). ​ This process can take a very long time, so go and do something else for an hour or so.
   * Change up a directory:   * Change up a directory:
  cd ..  cd ..
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 ==== Warning ==== ==== Warning ====
-Certain alpha builds of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) have a bug in the **update-grub** script that the <​code>​dpkg</​code> ​command runs leading to an error message saying that **"/​var/​cache/​debconf/​config.dat is locked by another process"​**. ​ This is a known bug and has been fixed, apparently, but my workaround was to copy the **/​usr/​sbin/​update-grub** script from a 7.10 Ubuntu installation into the local **/​usr/​sbin** directory then re-running the <​code>​dpkg</​code> ​commands above. ​ It will warn that a directory already exists, but as it was from a failed installation just answer "​no"​ to the prompt.+Certain alpha builds of Ubuntu Hardy Heron (8.04) have a bug in the **update-grub** script that the ''​dpkg'' ​command runs leading to an error message saying that **"/​var/​cache/​debconf/​config.dat is locked by another process"​**. ​ This is a known bug and has been fixed, apparently, but my workaround was to copy the **/​usr/​sbin/​update-grub** script from a 7.10 Ubuntu installation into the local **/​usr/​sbin** directory then re-running the ''​dpkg'' ​commands above. ​ It will warn that a directory already exists, but as it was from a failed installation just answer "​no"​ to the prompt.
  
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recompiling_ubuntu_s_kernel.txt · Last modified: 2014/11/24 02:15 by ben