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Re: [why is kernel recompilation necessary?]

>>>>> "Kent" == Kent West <westk@acu.edu> writes:

    Kent> In still other words, can you use "make menuconfig" to
    Kent> compile a minimal kernel and then add modules later from
    Kent> whatever source even though you didn't tell the kernel to
    Kent> expect these modules when you did the "make menuconfig".

I have done just that. That is, built modules for the kernel at a
latter date.

I think you need to be careful that the kernel version is the
same though...

I consider modules (don't take my word for this on accuracy) to be just
the same as shared libraries, only for the kernel instead of user
level processes.
Brian May <bam@debian.org>

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