Re: Driver Update Disk in Dabian (Potato) how to make it??
Manoj Jose wrote:
> Can we update a SCSI driver at the time of dabian (Potato)
> If yes how we can create driver update disk from source files?..
> Any idea?..
SCSI drivers are part of the kernel.
If your boot disk is not SCSI, you can have the SCSI driver in a kernel
module. If your boot disk IS a SCSI disk, the drivers must be built
into the kernel or you won't be able to boot.
When installing Debian you install a kernel and can choose the
appropriate SCSI module to go with it. You probably cannot update
the module separately, since it needs to be built with the kernel.
I would not care to risk an incompatibility in such an important
driver by trying to update it separately.
Building from source means building a kernel from source. Use the
kernel-package package to build your own kernel package from the
appropriate kernel-source-xxx package.
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