On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 05:11:58PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote: > 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 > version/types. > > 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. Why do the kernel modules need to be different? That doesn't appear necessary to me, but maybe I'm missing something. -- Quentin Garnier - cube%cubidou.net@localhost - cube%NetBSD.org@localhost "See the look on my face from staying too long in one place [...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling" KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.
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