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    Smile Linux Help !

    After making the kernel and choosing some drivers
    to be modularized, how do we compile the driver,
    install the driver, and run these modules?

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    Super Moderator Roxoff's Avatar
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    I found these on Google...

    HowTos/BuildingKernelModules - CentOS Wiki
    Compiling Kernel Modules

    Do they provide what you need? The first one is for CentOS, but the principles should be the same. The second one is aimed at developers so is a bit more in-depth.
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    Or try the README that comes with the kernel source, right in the root of the tarball. It's all there...

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    Linux Guru Jonathan183's Avatar
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    Which method are you using to obtain and compile the kernel ... see here for Arch specific example. See the guide here for module loading, plus more information on modules here.

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    SuperMod (Back again) devils casper's Avatar
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    It looks like an assignment to me. In any case, as suggested by other members, we need a bit more info.
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