[ILUG] debian packaging questions
diamond at skynet.ie
Thu Dec 12 13:01:26 GMT 2002
On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 12:55:23PM +0000, John P. Looney wrote:
> The reason I was wondering is that;
> barney:~# dpkg -S vmlinuz
> dpkg: *vmlinuz* not found.
> barney:~# ls -l /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-sun4u
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 1379575 Sep 23 15:07 /boot/vmlinuz-2.4.18-sun4u
> So, the installer installs a kernel without telling the packager about it ?
Pretty much. It's one thing about debian that i was never terribly gone
on. It's probably because they install the kernel before the package
backend is ready to register it or someat.
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