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> On Sat, 04 Mar 2006 09:15:04 -0600, Harry Putnam wrote:
> > Is this possible:
> > Compile a module by itself (not during kernel compile) and insert that
> > module into a running kernel.
> cd /usr/src/linux
> make menuconfig or make xconfig
> choose the module option you wish to enable
> Select whether to build into the kernel or as a module.
> exit and save
> make modules_install
> You should not have to copy bzImage unless you built your new modules into
> the kernel.
> Then edit your /etc/autoload directory to include the module you want to
> modprobe into the system.
This sounds simpler than what i had thought. I suggest giving this a
try. My earlier suggestion to read the Makefiles has been taken back
Linux Kernel : 2.6.15-gentoo-r7
GCC version : 4.0.2 (Gentoo 4.0.2-r3, pie-8.7.8)
Processor : AMD Athlon XP 2600+
RAM : 1 GB DDR 333 SDRAM
CFLAGS USED : -march=athlon-xp -O3 -m3dnow -msse -mmmx -pipe
-fomit-frame-pointer -momit-leaf-frame-pointer -ftracer
-fno-crossjumping -falign-functions=16 -falign-loops=16
-falign-jumps=16 -fno-align-labels -mfpmath=387,sse
CXXFLAGS USED : $(CFLAGS) -fvisibility-inlines-hidden