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Re: Path to kmods

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 09:59:14PM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:

> 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 ...)

I don't see why. I have a heavily customized debug kernel that I use and the
modules that ship as part of base.tgz work fine for me.


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