[arch-dev-public] External Kernel Modules - DKMS

Pierre Schmitz pierre at archlinux.de
Tue Jul 31 09:16:10 EDT 2007

Am Dienstag, 31. Juli 2007 13:39:29 schrieb James Rayner:
> There was a short discussion not long ago on the TUR mailing list
> regarding external kernel modules. It was suggested that they be setup
> using dkms, which will easily allow one package, for multiple kernels.
> Having looked at the dkms setup suggested, and the few example modules in
> the AUR (search dkms), this might be a good idea, and make it much simpler
> to support a range of different kernels. Contrary to what andyrtr said,
> the DKMS system looks quite good, and would fit well.
> James

It might be a good idea for those kernels in aur/community. 

But I don not see any reason why we should provide more than one kernel within 
the official repositories ([current]/[extra]). 



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