Manual kernel installation on Debian

Recently I had to manually install  kernel on one Debian machine. Steps are as follows:

  • Download kernel-headers and kernel-image deb packages
  • Install these packages with

 After installation the following files shall appear in /boot directory:

  •  Still we are missing initial RAM disk and this one can be created with mkinitramfs:

After this step RAMdisk will appear in /boot:

  • Update grub and check /boot/grub/grub.cfg to verify that new entry is added:

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