Re: I need a linux distribution with a specific bug fixed in the kernel

On 2009-12-04, Klaus Zerwes <kzerwes@xxxxxx> wrote:
mark.russel.mitchell@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
I want to run Linux on my new pavilion laptop, but there's a bug
<> in the mainline
kernel (after recovering from sleep, the battery is not seen), that
makes the machine impractical for my desired use.

Apparently, the bug is fixed in kernel version 2.6.32-rc8. I have
recompiled kernels before in Slackware, but never in my preferred
distro, (k)ubuntu. I've tried doing it in ubunutu, but the package
build failed, and I can't figure out why.

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.

So, my question is, is there a distro that has this bug fixed in their
distributed kernel, or has a working (for me) kernel in their package


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