what package contains the raw vmlinux image?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at crashcourse.ca
Thu Jul 1 08:46:05 UTC 2010


On Thu, 1 Jul 2010, Markus Schönhaber wrote:

> 30.06.2010 18:33, Robert P. J. Day:
>
> >   i've been poking around, trying to find the package that will
> > install the raw, vmlinux kernel image that corresponds to the running
> > kernel and i'm having no luck.  i've tried several variations on the
> > linux-image-* packages but maybe i've just missed it.
>
> If you want to find out which package (if any) provides a file with a
> given name, you can, for example, install apt-file or search package
> contents on
> http://packages.ubuntu.com/
>
> It seems, there is no package that provides an uncompressed kernel image.

  i'm sorry, i didn't mean to drag this out ... i did, in fact, try
exactly that and concluded that there was no such package, until i
googled and found others claiming that there *was* such a package, so
i ran off trying to verify that, etc, etc.

  never mind ... the consensus is that no such package exists.

rday

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