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Re: Packaging a Kernel module (i386 only)

On Wed, Dec 10, 2003 at 07:39:58AM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> * Steve Kemp [Tue, Dec 09 2003, 06:21:02PM]:
> >     3.  Building on my machine to produce a binary x86 module, and
> >        making the binary package Depends: upon kernel-image-2.4.21-386
> Better don't make it Depends (use Recommends) because people with
> non-Debian kernels may wish to use it too (eg. SuSE-Kernel installed
> with RPM or self-compiled).

How is it possible that these users could use binary modules compiled
with a Debian kernel configuration?  I've never had any success loading
modules on kernels they were not specifically built against.

 - Keegan

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