Building Linux Packages For Kernel Drivers! (dkms howto)

Background Most of the time the Linux kernel does a great job of having drivers you need, but sometimes you need to install a special driver or update an existing module. Running make; make install is all fine and dandy for testing, but for production you want a repeatable process. For me, this means OS packages. (deb/rpms) So, how do you go from kernel module source code => Debian package?