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Re: x86 GENERIC kernels unlobotomized

On Tue, 9 Aug 2011 14:10:38 -0400
"Martin S. Weber" <> wrote:

> I wasn't thinking of needing to create a tgz file. All *I* would require
> to stop shooting myself in the foot every now and then would be 
> release to create a single "kernel" set, that includes everything
> that is necessary to go ahead and reboot with it. You do NOT want to install
> the base set with the old kernel (your binaries might end up requiring
> stuff your current kernel cannot deliver), so putting the modules in the
> "base" set seems inadequate at best. I try remembering copying the kernel
> and then doing a tar -xzf on base to only extract the modules, but it's more
> cumbersome than it should be (to install from a binary release) where the
> modules could simply be part of the kernel set instead of being part of
> the base set (they are NOT base system after all!).

The modules are not in the base set, but in "modules" (since september
2009). There also is not a "the kernel set", depending on the port
there can be multiple kern-XYZ sets.

kind regards

> Regards,
> -Martin

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