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From: Two_Tone <two_tone@...>
Subject: RE: Making changes to a statically build driver
Date: Fri, 6 Mar 2009 09:20:28 -0500
<HTML><head></head><body><span style="FONT-SIZE: 10pt; FONT-FAMILY: Arial; FONT-WEIGHT:Normal;">You could md5 hash the old and new kernel. If the hash is different then changes were made.</span><br><br><hr><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:bold">From: </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:normal;">Ezra Taylor &lt;ezra.taylor@...&gt;</span><br><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:bold">Sent: </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:normal;">Thursday, Mar 5 2009 6:16 PM</span><br><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:bold">To: </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:normal;">gentoo-user@g.o; gentoo-admin@g.o</span><br><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:bold">Subject: </span><span style="font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma; font-weight:normal;">[gentoo-admin] Making changes to a statically build driver</span><br><br>Hello all:<br>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; I made some changes to the e1000 kernel driver.&nbsp; I then recompiled the kernel without any issue.&nbsp; How can I tell if the change actually went through?&nbsp; Again, this driver has been statically built into the kernel.&nbsp; Is there a way to test that a change went through without have to setup a test environment?<br clear="all"><br>-- <br>Ezra Taylor<br></body></HTML>
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