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Re: Path to kmods

Michael wrote:
> Hello,
> On Nov 12, 2008, at 10:52 AM, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>> On Wed, 12 Nov 2008, Andrew Doran wrote:
>>>> Regarding the PR/38724, can we change the path to "/kmods/" or
>>>> something
>>>> like that? Would be good to have meaningful name before it gets used
>>>> widely.
>>> /kernel?
>> Prior art:
>> Solaris:             /kernel,
>> Linux (OpenSuSE 10.2 here):     /lib/modules/$(uname -r)
>> I don't know about other systems, but checking on FreeBSD and Mac OS X
>> may be worthwhile.
> /System/Library/Extensions on OSX - I doubt we want that ;)
>> My gut feeling tells me that to support easy switching/testing of
>> kernels, the kernel version should be in the path.
> I agree. Since we already mimic Solaris in other ways we may as well do
> it here too.

the directory structure should at least allow different kernel

I sort of dual-boot NetBSD/amd64 and NetBSD/Xen (Dom0) with the same
userland. Sometimes it happens, that the kernels have a different
uname -r.


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