[Bug 305462] [NEW] make-kpkg generates unusable linux-headers package

Launchpad Bug Tracker 305462 at bugs.launchpad.net
Wed Nov 11 14:49:53 UTC 2009

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There similar earlier bugs, but apparently in kernel 2.6.27 something
has changed again and make-kpkg fails again.

Steps to produce:

- unpack ubuntu 8.10 (ibex) kernel
- make changes and try to build deb packages with 'make-kpkg'
- dpkg -i headers & images

This works fine on local machine which has the source tree, but if you
move the *.deb packages to another machine and install the kernel and
headers, the result cannot be used to compile modules.

Attempts fails on some missing file ".../arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu"

There are some earlier bug reports concerning "Makefile.cpu". These have
been fixed, I guess the same fix needs to be installed using a new

** Affects: kernel-package (Ubuntu)
     Importance: Undecided
         Status: New

** Tags: 2.6.27
make-kpkg generates unusable linux-headers package
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