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Re: Building Custom Modules



On 2008/01/01 22:35 (GMT-0600) Matt Domsch apparently typed:

> On Tue, Jan 01, 2008 at 11:13:57PM -0500, Felix Miata wrote:
>> A note on
>> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Docs/CustomKernel#head-5658f6db74cec105eb1e6d5481444c2d621e8636
>> indicates it isn't complete. Can someone complete it, or tell me what's
>> missing enough that I can build a few F8 modules?

> What's there is sufficient for personal development purposes.  It
> doesn't address how to get your modules included in the upstream
> kernel.org kernels, so they can be added to Fedora as well.

> There are other mechanisms, such as DKMS (yum install dkms) which also
> can be used for building kernel modules.  The Makefile becomes even
> simpler, just the single line:

>   obj-m := foo.o

> and DKMS takes care of the rest.

I must be dense. There's a Makefile already in the source dir that includes
the desired module name, but dkms wants a -v parameter, and man dkms gives me
no idea what a module-version is in this context of a module build. :-(
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