kernel-package build incomplete header package for 2.6.24

Bug #195673 reported by Tobias Oetiker on 2008-02-26
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kernel-package (Debian)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: kernel-package

With the x86 architecture merge, the structure of the kernel header tree changed. The items are missing:

* include/asm should be a link to asm-x86

* the arch/Makefile_* should be included

without these the resulting header package does not work for building kernel modules at all.

The bug is present in all versions of kernel-package from both ubuntu and debian. There are some related bugs logged, about nvidia kernel modules not building as well as vmware modules not building.

trojanfoe (trojanfoe) wrote :

Same problem with 2.6.25 under hardy.

Is there an alternative to using kernel-package 11.001 so that I can successfully build a linux-headers package. I am able to build the nvidia kernel module, but cannot but the lirc modules?

baldahin (baldahin) wrote :

i trying to build lirc-modules-source under hardy with built 2.6.25 kernel and getting

/usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.25.2/arch/x86/Makefile:41: /usr/src/linux-headers-2.6.25.2/arch/x86/Makefile_32.cpu: No such file or directory

is this the same problem?

Changed in kernel-package:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in kernel-package:
status: New → Fix Released
Daniel T Chen (crimsun) on 2008-11-29
Changed in kernel-package:
status: New → Fix Released
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