Quoting John P. Looney (valen at tuatha.org):
> 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 ?
Re-quoting the last of that bit from http://linuxmafia.com/debian/tips:
To compile kernels and auto-generate .deb packages, install and use the
kernel-package package (which provides the make-kpkg utility).
$ cd /directory/where/you/unpacked/a/kernel/tarball
$ make config | make menuconfig | make xconfig | make oldconfig
$ make-kpkg clean
$ make-kpkg --initrd --revision=custom.1.0 kernel_image
# (as root, or using fakeroot) dpkg -i
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