Fill in information on custom kernel builds
authorBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:30:56 +0000 (22:30 +0200)
committerBen Hutchings <ben@decadent.org.uk>
Wed, 27 Jul 2011 20:30:56 +0000 (22:30 +0200)
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-  <h1>Custom Linux kernel packages</h1>
+  <h1>Custom Linux kernel builds</h1>
+  <p>
+    The official packages work for most users, but not all:
+  </p>
+  <ul class="incremental">
+    <li>
+      Different ARM platforms need incompatible configurations,
+      and we cannot build them all
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      New features are not enabled immediately if we are worried
+      about potential regressions
+    </li>
+  </ul>
+  <p class="incremental">
+    Using either upstream source or Debian linux-source package:
+  </p>
+  <ul class="incremental">
+    <li>
+      <tt>make && make install</tt>
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      <tt>make deb-pkg</tt> - build packages
+    </li>
+    <li>
+      <tt>make-kpkg</tt> - build packages with more customisation;
+      requires kernel-package
+    </li>
+  </ul>
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