[LAU] 64-bit kernel 3.x deb package?

Ken Restivo ken at restivo.org
Tue Aug 7 20:39:11 UTC 2012

On Tue, Aug 07, 2012 at 10:12:02PM +0200, Robin Gareus wrote:
> On 08/07/2012 10:07 PM, Ken Restivo wrote:
> > Is there a working/stable debian package for Squeeze or equivalent with a 3.4 kernel or something 3.x?
> http://packages.debian.org/squeeze-backports/linux-image-rt-amd64

Hmm. Added to /etc/apt/sources.list:

deb http://backports.debian.org/debian-backports squeeze-backports main


$ sudo apt-get update


$ sudo apt-get install linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.2-rt-amd64
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
or been moved out of Incoming.
The following information may help to resolve the situation:

The following packages have unmet dependencies:
 linux-image-3.2.0-0.bpo.2-rt-amd64 : Depends: linux-base (>= 3~) but 2.6.32-45 is to be installed                        
                                      Recommends: firmware-linux-free (>= 3~) but 2.6.32-45 is to be installed            
                                      Breaks: initramfs-tools (< 0.99~) but 0.98.8 is to be installed
E: Broken packages

> http://packages.debian.org/sid/linux-image-rt-amd64
> backports is at 3.2 - there's a 3.4.X version is in experimental, too.
> http://packages.debian.org/experimental/linux-image-3.4-trunk-rt-amd64

Interesting, well I've already exceeded my time budget for "while I've got this thing on, I wonder if there's a 64-bit kernel for it".

Thanks though!


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