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Re: [vox-tech] Debian make-kpkg on SMP systems
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Re: [vox-tech] Debian make-kpkg on SMP systems

matt, first off i don't know the answer to your question.  sorry.

however, i think you want the option to be one more than the number of
processes you use.  so i think you may want to pass "-j 3" to make.


On Fri 13 Apr 01,  9:16 PM, Matt Roper said: 
> Is there any way to tell Debian's 'make-kpkg' command to pass a -j
> switch to the make command during the kernel build process?  Before
> switching to debian, I always compiled my kernels by doing
>    make -j 2 bzImage modules
> since I have a dual-processor system.  The -j 2 option tells 'make' to
> run two non-dependent jobs at a time, which is a big win on systems with
> multiple processors.  Since switching to Debian, I have tried to build
> my kernels "the Debian way," but I find it quite frustrating that only
> one process is run at a time; the overall build proceeds much slower
> than the non-Debian way.  I checked the man page for make-kpkg and the
> documentation for kernel-package, but didn't see any information about
> passing switches to make.  Does anyone know how I could force the kernel
> build process to run multiple jobs simultaneously?  Thanks for your
> help.
> Matt
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