[aur-general] Gzipped kernel modules

Ionuț Bîru ibiru at archlinux.org
Thu Mar 10 18:44:18 EST 2011

On 03/11/2011 01:38 AM, jesse jaara wrote:
> 11.3.2011 0.52 "Thomas S Hatch"<thatch45 at gmail.com>  kirjoitti:
>> I am the maintainer of libguestfs in the AUR, and to run it uses insmod to
>> load kernel modules into a specialized vm.
>> The problem I am running into is that insmod cannot load the new gz kernel
>> modules, so I unzipped them all to see if that would solve the problem,
> but
>> now insmod does not seem to load them in the correct order.
>> Does anyone know of a way to get insmod to load gzipped kernel modules? Or
>> is there a way to install the latest kernel without gzipped modules?
>> -Thomas S Hatch
> You can rebuild the kernel from abs and edit the PKGBUILD to not gzip the
> modules

that's not related to the kernel at all. module-init-tools has to be 
compiled with gzip support and it would be able to load both modules


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