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Re: modules

On Mon, May 01, 2000 at 02:31:12PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
> jason <rohwedde@students.uiuc.edu> wrote:
> >is there a way to build a specific module from kernel source and install
> >it? without haveing to build a new kernel and do a make modules and such?
> Yes. Do a 'make modules' in the kernel tree, then just copy the sound
> module (something.o) from wherever it gets built into the right place in
> /lib/modules. Then do '/sbin/depmod -a' and modprobe the module.

Even easier than "copying the module into the right place" is 'make
modules_install' which does it automagically.

Good luck,

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softly in the brimming bowl.

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