[aur-general] Gzipped kernel modules
Thomas S Hatch
thatch45 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 10 18:45:58 EST 2011
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 4:44 PM, Ionuț Bîru <ibiru at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 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
>>> load kernel modules into a specialized vm.
>>> The problem I am running into is that insmod cannot load the new gz
>>> modules, so I unzipped them all to see if that would solve the problem,
>>> 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?
>>> 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
> 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
Wait, you are saying that insmod will load gzipped mods if compiled
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