Re: lm_sensors and alsa for _not_ custom built kernel?
The original question was about how to build the kernel modules
_without_ building a kernel-image on your own!
Brian May writes:
> On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 10:28:32AM +0100, Arne Nordmark wrote:
> > I just successfully built lm-sensors from the kernel-headers package on
> > a woody system. From /usr/src/modules/lm-sensors I used
> > fakeroot ./debian/rules KSRC=/usr/src/kernel-headers-2.4.18-686
> > KVERS=2.4.18-686 KDREV=2.4.18-4 kdist_image
> > I think it would be a good idea if kernel-package could do this
> > automatically, or at least that it would be documented how to build
> > modules form debian kernels. On the other hand, for example the sparc
> > architecture does not even provide separate kernel-headers for the
> > different kernel-images found in the debian archive.
> Are you sure it can't????
> Are you sure this won't work:
> 1 login as root.
> 2 upack modules into /usr/src/modules.
> 3 unpack kernel (anywhere) and build using make-kpkg, eg:
> make-kpkg kernel_image
> 4 in the same directory:
> make-kpkg modules
> and for all the modules I have looked at, it just works...
> If you find a module where it doesn't work, please file a bug.
> The only limitation I have found is you need to ensure that
> the unpacked module source is up-to-date.
> (note: for some reason pcmcia-modules requires you really are root,
> otherwise it won't build. Even if you have write permission to
> /usr/src/modules. Don't ask me why...)
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