[oe-users] How to add kernel modules to the file system image?
panayot.daskalov at mps.bg
Thu Aug 16 16:39:43 CEST 2007
thanks a LOT for your help! It worked :).
I spent two days resolving this and I didn't succeed by myself :(.There
is a saying here in Bulgaria for this kind of situations which sounds
like this in English:
"When you are looking for an answer don't ask the old man - ask the
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> Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2007 19:08:42 +0300
> From: Panayot Daskalov <panayot.daskalov at mps.bg>
> Subject: [oe-users] How to add kernel modules to the file system
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> Hi all,
> I started using OE two months ago so please excuse me if I ask stupid
> questions. Here is my problem:
> I managed to build a small linux distro, with my own distro.conf and
> machine.conf files. The board for which I'm building is based on Cirrus
> Logic EP9307 CPU and I created my own kernel recipe which downloads and
> compiles the kernel provided by Cirrus. Things are working more or less,
> but I have stuck with this annoying issue with
> adding kernel modules to the final file system image. In my kernel
> configuration file I've some of the drivers and kernel features, like
> vfat support, sound drivers etc, set to be compiled as loadable modules.
> I verified that these modules are actually build because I can find them
> in the /tmp/work/mykerneldir/linux-18.104.22.168/..., but I cannot make OE
> to add them to the resulting file system image, to run depmod on them
> etc. all the things needed to be done normally in this case. I looked at
> the other kernel recipes, module.bbclass file, tried using
> kernel-module-*** variable (still I don't understand what this is for),
> searched a lot (OE user manual, mailing list, google), but still can not
> find an answer.
> Anybody have a hint? :) Any help is greatly appreciated.
> Thanks in advance!
> Best regards,
> Panayot Daskalov
Multiprocessor Systems Ltd.
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