Compiling the dapper kernel
gnutered at yahoo.com.au
Thu Aug 17 11:30:28 BST 2006
Peter Mann wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 17, 2006 at 07:25:06PM +1000, Tony Lewis wrote:
>> It would appear that the linux-686 version is old. If I wget the
>> package, it's dated 11 July. Doesn't that indicate that these packages
>> are lacking the latest security updates?
> no, because linux-686 is only meta-package ...
$ apt-cache showpkg linux-686
220.127.116.11 - linux-image-686 (0 (null)) linux-restricted-modules-686 (0
18.104.22.168 - linux-image-686 (0 (null)) linux-restricted-modules-686 (0
$ apt-cache show linux-image-686
Fair enough then, and thanks. Still trying to resolve why the
KernelGitGuide method and the KernelCustomBuild on the wiki don't seem
to work for the Ubuntu kernel. Or, the official method for recompiling
the dapper kernel.
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