Kernel Modules in Fedora -x

Till Maas opensource at
Sat Aug 11 18:22:49 UTC 2007

On Sa August 4 2007, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:

> BTW, for Matt or other dkms lovers: can somebody please show a rough
> spec file example how to use dkms in a SRPM (that can be compiled with
> mock) that pre-compiles modules (that could get shipped in kmod
> packages) and produces a dkms file for dynamic kernel-module generation,
> that users could install? Both should use the same codepath for
> compilation, to avoid that we have to maintain two?

Here you can find such an srpm for kqemu:

I don't know, what the current way to build xen kernel modules is, because 
they have a different version than the other kernels and therefore the 
kmodtool does not work.

> I'd be really interested in that, because that is IMHO what we should
> aim for: Pre-compiled modules in packages for the masses, dynamic for
> the rest and the rare cases where users might run into problem, and
> maintain just one spec file/codepath.

This sounds good,

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