On Wed, 2011-02-16 at 00:44 +0100, Iustin Pop wrote: > On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 02:43:23PM +0000, Ben Hutchings wrote: > > On Mon, Feb 14, 2011 at 12:19:37PM +0100, Klaus Ethgen wrote: [...] > > > With m-a it was and is possible to create nice debian packages for > > > custom modules which can be installed on all systems getting all the > > > same modules. With dkms that is not possible. More over you need to have > > > a full gcc suite on all servers where you have custom modules. That is > > > not acceptable. > > [...] > > > > This is not true. You can use 'dkms mkdeb' to build module packages > > elsewhere. > > As others have said in this thread (and from my experience too), you > can't use dkms mkdeb to build and install separate packages for two > kernel versions but same module. That is because it uses only the > package name & version in the module paths, hence it doesn't support > nice upgrades. But you can build a single package that contains binaries for multiple kernel versions. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Once a job is fouled up, anything done to improve it makes it worse.
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