newly compiled kernel > 100MB

S. Donig my-mailfloods at
Tue Jun 28 06:10:28 UTC 2005

On Mo, 2005-06-27 at 15:54 -0700, Bob Nielsen wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 11:00:22PM +0200, S. Donig wrote:
> > <Snip> 
> > 
> > Are there any indirect dependencies for building a kernel, is e.g. a
> > libc6-upgrade required for Kernels larger 2.6.10 [the last version I
> > could built normally]? 
> I don't think so (I used 2.3.5-1ubuntu7 from breezy).
Me too. So that shouldn't be the cause...
> Specifying "binary" as a target for make-kpkg gives you 4 .deb packages 
> (kernel-image, kernel-source, kernel-headers and kernel-doc). Maybe that 
> explains the 100 MB.
No, the 100MB Kernel exists besides the source and other packages.
Actually I really could leave that away. I just wanted to go for sure.
Thanks for your help.
> If you just want to compile and package the image (you already have the 
> source installed, plus docs and headers are included in source), run 
> 'make-kpkg --append-to-version foo kernel_image'.

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