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> I made some changes to the e1000 kernel driver. I then
> recompiled the kernel without any issue. How can I tell if the change
> actually went through? Again, this driver has been statically built
> into the kernel. Is there a way to test that a change went through
> without have to setup a test environment?
the e1000 driver probably prints version info to dmesg that you could
also, check uname - it includes a buildversion (#1) and builddate of the
currently running kernel:
bangert@marsupilami ~ $ uname -a
Linux marsupilami 2.6.28-gentoo-r2 #1 SMP Tue Mar 3 17:14:06 CET 2009 i686
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Duo CPU E6750 @ 2.66GHz GenuineIntel GNU/Linux
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