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Re: x86 GENERIC kernels unlobotomized
On Wed, Aug 10, 2011 at 08:10:16AM +0200, dieter roelants wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 10:23 PM, Manuel Bouyer
> > On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 09:32:20PM +0200, dieter roelants wrote:
> > > 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.
> > yes, and each kern-*.tgz should include the modules for this kernel.
> Hmm, I thought the point was for modules to be equal for all kernels. (Yes,
> I know it isn't true for Xen.)
It's one of the issue with this scheme. For example you compile a kernel
with options DEBUG, but the modules are not ... If modules were part
of the kernel build they could inherit the options
(this is true for compile flags as well).
Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference
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