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Re: Path to kmods

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 05:54:14PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> > Sometimes it happens, that the kernels have a different
> > uname -r.
> I'm not sure uname -r would be enough for this specific case. I'm not even
> sure modules built for a native kernel will work with a Xen kernel. at the
> very last this is true for i386 where we'll need different modules for
> i386 and i386PAE. But I suspect things like device drivers can't be shared
> because some includes part of the kernel ABI are different (in interrupt or
> bus_space areas for example).

BTW, this raise another question. I've not looked at how modules
are built right now, but I guess we need a new set of modules for each kernel
config (as modules may also depend on kernel config options - e.g.
I386PAE or XEN ...)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.  
     NetBSD: 26 ans d'experience feront toujours la difference

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