[aur-general] Gzipped kernel modules

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Fri Mar 11 11:59:18 EST 2011

Am 11.03.2011 17:41, schrieb Thomas S Hatch:
>> 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

The file zlibsupport.h offers three functions. One of them is duplicated
in insmod.c, but apparently without zlib support. Looking there might be
a good start.

However, I don't get why you need to use insmod in the first place, and
why the order in which you load modules is of any concern.

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