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Re: [opensuse] problems with making initrd
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On Fri, 10 Feb 2006 23:49:19 +0000
Thomas Hertweck <Thomas.Hertweck@xxxxxx> wrote:

>
> Oliver Bengs wrote:
> > Yes you must recompile the kernel,
> >
> > zcat /proc/config.gz | grep AMIGA
>
> Useless use of zcat :-)
> $> zgrep AMIGA /proc/config.gz
>
> If you need only an additional driver for AMIGA file system support
> and this driver can be implemented as a module, then there is no need
> to build an entire new kernel! Just use
> $> make modules SUBDIRS=fs/affs
> in the directory with the kernel source to build the affs.ko kernel
> module which can then be installed with the following command:
> $> make modules_install SUBDIRS=fs/affs
> If you need to compile the module not for the currently running kernel
> but for another one or if you use a build directory or <...>, you need
> to be a bit careful. Nevertheless, the principle should be the same.
> If an additional feature cannot be implemented as a module, then of
> course you can't use the approach described here.
>
> > [...]
> > rpm -e --justdb kernel-default
> > [...]
>
> YaST online update might not like something like that...
>
> And, by the way, I think one does not really need something like an
> ACPI fan driver (fan) etc. etc. in an initial ramdisk :-)
>
> Cheers,
> Th.

Well,

i will remind
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