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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.
> I'm pretty sure this is possible but have no idea how to do it. Pawing
> thru google. `site:gentoo.org modules "on the fly" ' and similar strings
> .... even just `kernel module'
> Turns up scads of stuff but none of it is hitting this head on.. or I
> didn't paw far enough.... so asking here for pointers to documentation
> that will cover this.
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
You should not have to copy bzImage unless you built your new modules into
Then edit your /etc/autoload directory to include the module you want to
modprobe into the system.
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