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From: Klaus Zerwes on 4 Dec 2009 10:53
> On 2009-12-04, Klaus Zerwes <kzerwes(a)web.de> wrote:
>> Did you use the kernel-package for building the kernel?
>> This should be the preferred way to build kernel-packages in all
>> debian-based distros.
> I used these directions;
> Everything worked as expected, up to this point:
>> To build the kernel, execute these two commands:
>> make-kpkg clean
>> fakeroot make-kpkg --initrd --append-to-version=-custom kernel_image
> The 'make-kpkg clean' seemed to work, but it ended with an error
> message I don't recall (I tried this a week or two ago), and there
> were no .deb files to install.
The error message could be of some help to figure out whats wrong.
And I do assume that you do not need the headers, just build the image.
Maybe you should try a make bzimage in the kernel source tree to see if
this step would be working at least.