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Re: busybox insmod

On Thu Jan 25, 2001 at 08:31:41PM -0800, Joey Hess wrote:
> Ben Collins wrote:
> > modutils. I really hope no one tries to reproduce insmod in busy box.
> > The code for the 32bit/64bit support in one binary is hellish enough to
> > keep working in one modutils package, let alone trying to ensure it
> > works in busybox too.
> > 
> > How about just make modutils create a udeb?
> -rwxr-xr-x    1 root     root        84636 Jan  9 07:54 /sbin/insmod*
> That is really big. It seems absurd to have the single largest component
> of debian-installer (after the kernel) be insmod.

That binary contains insmod, rmmod, lsmod, modprobe, and depmod.  Try 
recompiling from source with just insmod -- about 40k if I recall.


Erik B. Andersen   email:  andersee@debian.org
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