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Re: Re: [debian-knoppix] recompile kernel?

On Tue, Apr 29, 2003 at 11:39:56AM -0600, probono wrote:
> > 5. Run make menuconfig bzImage modules there.
> Maybe a stupid question, but what is the technical reason that I have to recompile all the modules each time I recompile the Kernel to just add a patch?

Because the module symbol table has to match the kernel symbol table.

> And would it be possible to put the kernel modules outside the compressed image so that one could use modified kernels more easily (i. e., without recompressing the image)?

If you accept 20MB wasted space on the CD, yes.

-Klaus Knopper
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