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Re: Building kernel modules for stock kernels is a hell of a job!

On 29 Sep 2003 15:31:42 +0200, Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> said: 

> Scripsit Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
>> He said use the kernel-headers package, not kernel-package. Any
>> debian packaged module shall work with something like:

>> ./debian/rules KVERS="2.4.21" KSRC="/usr/src/kernel-headers-2.4.21"
>> KPKG_DEST_DIR="../" KDREV="blah" kdist_image

> Interesting. Just out of curiosity, where is that supposed to be
> documented? Knowing this might have enabled me to make use of the
> debian packaging [1] of a module I needed a couple of weeks ago, but
> I could not find any applicable docs in either the kernel-package,
> kernel-source-XXX or the module source itself.

	*Shrug*. This is a direct consequence of the way the
 kernel-package interacts with modules; and the details are in every
 kernel-package (/usr/share/doc/kernel-package/README.modules) and
 kernel-source package.  

	patches and additional docs are always gladly received.

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