[aur-general] Gzipped kernel modules
Thomas S Hatch
thatch45 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 11 11:41:54 EST 2011
On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 9:37 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>wrote:
> Am 11.03.2011 16:55, schrieb Thomas S Hatch:
> > On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 5:50 AM, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org
> >> Am 11.03.2011 00:45, schrieb Thomas S Hatch:
> >>> Wait, you are saying that insmod will load gzipped mods if compiled
> >>> differently?
> >> No. depmod, modinfo and modprobe can do it, insmod can't.
> > Thanks!
> > Unfortunately I had to fix it with a dirty, dirty hack, and I will have
> > write a substantial patch to libguestfs to fix it upstream, but at least
> > works.
> > Check out my horrid hack:
> > While this works, I am open to suggestions :) I also think that this
> > probably explains my conundrum better.
> It looks like it is much easier to teach insmod gzip. If I see this
> right, it is actually trivial, although I did not try. module-init-tools
> didn't have a git commit for 9 months, so I don't know how fast they
> would accept a patch.
Yes, that would make it easier, then the fix to libguestfs is very menial. I
might look into it
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