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From: "Sven Vermeulen (swift)" <swift@g.o>
Subject: gentoo commit in xml/htdocs/doc/en: kernel-upgrade.xml
Date: Sun, 4 Sep 2011 14:46:59 +0000 (UTC)
swift       11/09/04 14:46:59

  Modified:             kernel-upgrade.xml
  Log:
  Bug #380539 - Inform users about /etc/conf.d/modules. Also update the versions in the guide to more recent examples

Revision  Changes    Path
1.20                 xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml

file : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml?rev=1.20&view=markup
plain: http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml?rev=1.20&content-type=text/plain
diff : http://sources.gentoo.org/viewvc.cgi/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml?r1=1.19&r2=1.20

Index: kernel-upgrade.xml
===================================================================
RCS file: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml,v
retrieving revision 1.19
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -u -r1.19 -r1.20
--- kernel-upgrade.xml	29 May 2011 00:39:18 -0000	1.19
+++ kernel-upgrade.xml	4 Sep 2011 14:46:59 -0000	1.20
@@ -1,5 +1,5 @@
 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
-<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml,v 1.19 2011/05/29 00:39:18 nightmorph Exp $ -->
+<!-- $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml,v 1.20 2011/09/04 14:46:59 swift Exp $ -->
 
 <!DOCTYPE guide SYSTEM "/dtd/guide.dtd">
 <guide link="/doc/en/kernel-upgrade.xml">
@@ -17,8 +17,8 @@
 <!-- See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5 -->
 <license/>
 
-<version>1</version>
-<date>2011-05-28</date>
+<version>2</version>
+<date>2011-09-04</date>
 
 <chapter>
 <title>Introduction</title>
@@ -86,7 +86,7 @@
 <pre caption="New kernel sources appearing on update list">
 # <i>emerge -Dup world</i>
 Calculating dependencies ...done!
-[ebuild    NS ] sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6.9-r2 [2.6.8-r5]
+[ebuild    NS ] sys-kernel/gentoo-sources-2.6.39-r3 [2.6.38-r6]
 </pre>
 
 <note>
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@
 <p>
 The kernel sources will then be installed into a subdirectory of
 <path>/usr/src</path>. In the above example, the new kernel sources will be
-installed at <path>/usr/src/linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r2</path>.
+installed at <path>/usr/src/linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3</path>.
 </p>
 
 </body>
@@ -144,24 +144,24 @@
 <comment>(See the list of available kernels)</comment>
 # <i>eselect kernel list</i>
 Available kernel symlink targets:
-  [1]   linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r1
-  [2]   linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r2 *
+  [1]   linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3
+  [2]   linux-2.6.38-gentoo-r6 *
 <comment>(Select the correct kernel)</comment>
 # <i>eselect kernel set 1</i>
 <comment>(Verify the kernel was symlinked)</comment>
 # <i>eselect kernel list</i>
-  [1]   linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r1 *
-  [2]   linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r2
+  [1]   linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3 *
+  [2]   linux-2.6.38-gentoo-r6
 </pre>
 
 <p>
 If you really want to do it yourself, the following example shows you how to
-make the link point to <path>linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r2</path>:
+make the link point to <path>linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3</path>:
 </p>
 
 <pre caption="Updating the /usr/src/linux softlink manually">
 # <i>cd /usr/src</i>
-# <i>ln -sfn linux-2.6.9-gentoo-r2 linux</i>
+# <i>ln -sfn linux-2.6.39-gentoo-r3 linux</i>
 </pre>
 
 </body>
@@ -251,7 +251,7 @@
 <pre caption="Compiling and installing the new kernel">
 # <i>make &amp;&amp; make modules_install</i>
 # <i>mount /boot</i>
-# <i>cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/bzImage-2.6.9-gentoo-r2</i>
+# <i>cp arch/i386/boot/bzImage /boot/bzImage-2.6.39-gentoo-r3</i>
 </pre>
 
 <p>
@@ -300,6 +300,29 @@
 </chapter>
 
 <chapter>
+<title>Updating your module configuration</title>
+<section>
+<body>
+
+<p>
+If you have put specific module configuration entries in
+<path>/etc/conf.d/modules</path>, then you might need to update the entries
+accordingly.
+</p>
+
+<pre caption="Sample /etc/conf.d/modules file">
+<comment># The following will only auto-load the ieee1394 module in 2.6.38-gentoo-r6 kernels</comment>
+modules_2_6_38_gentoo_r6="ieee1394"
+
+<comment># To support auto-loading on all possible versions, drop any reference to versions:</comment>
+modules="ohci1394"
+</pre>
+
+</body>
+</section>
+</chapter>
+
+<chapter>
 <title>Rebooting into the new kernel</title>
 <section>
 <body>





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