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Re: x86 GENERIC kernels unlobotomized

On Dec 30, 12:00pm, "Martin S. Weber" wrote:
} On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 10:23:09PM +0200, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
} > 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.
} Manuel: Exactly.
} @dieter: not on netbsd-5, the supported release branch that's running 
} on modules. Go figure...

     netbsd-5 is NOT running on modules.  A netbsd-5 kernel is capable
of loading modules, but it doesn't have many of the improvements made
in -current.  By default the mod* tools on netbsd-5 work with LKMs, not
new style kmods.  To get them to work with kmods, you have to recompile
them with -DMKMODULAR.  Out of the box, I believe the only thing
netbsd-5 uses kmods for is the miniroot.kmod used by the installation

}-- End of excerpt from "Martin S. Weber"

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