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To: (Arjan van de Ven)
Subject: Re: Distributing drivers independent of the kernel source tree
Date: Fri, 27 Sep 2002 13:40:43 +0100 (BST)	[thread overview]
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In-Reply-To: <1033074519.2698.5.camel@localhost.localdomain> from "Arjan van de Ven" at Sep 26, 2002 11:08:39 PM

> > 2. Assuming the kernel source is in /usr/src/linux is not always valid.
> >=20
> > 3. I currently use /usr/src/linux-`uname -r` to locate the kernel source
> > which is just as broken as method #2.
> you have to use
> /lib/modules/`uname -r`/build
> (yes it's a symlink usually, but that doesn't matter)
> that's what Linus decreed and that's what all distributions honor, and
> that's that make install does for manual builds.

What about instances where there is no modular support in the kernel?  All of my main machines have loadable module support disabled...  That seems to be a very rare configuration these days, but I prefer it.


  parent reply	other threads:[~2002-09-27 12:28 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 12+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2002-09-26 20:55 Distributing drivers independent of the kernel source tree Heater, Daniel (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC)
2002-09-26 21:08 ` Arjan van de Ven
2002-09-26 21:41   ` Alan Cox
2002-09-26 21:48     ` Jeff Garzik
2002-09-26 22:03   ` J.A. Magallon
2002-09-27 12:40   ` jbradford [this message]
2002-09-27 12:48     ` Andreas Schwab
2002-09-27 13:08       ` jbradford
2002-09-30 21:35 ` Anders Gustafsson
2002-09-26 21:16 Heater, Daniel (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC)
2002-09-27  7:35 ` Arjan van de Ven
2002-09-26 21:55 Heater, Daniel (IndSys, GEFanuc, VMIC)

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