[CentOS-devel] Building latest kmods for latest kernel automatically

Farkas Levente lfarkas at lfarkas.org
Tue Nov 18 22:44:42 UTC 2008


Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 2:20 PM, Fabian Arrotin
> <fabian.arrotin at arrfab.net> wrote:
>> Akemi Yagi wrote:
>>> On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 1:55 PM, Fabian Arrotin
>> <snip>
> 
> Ah, your post crossed mine :-D
> 
>> Yes, my bad .. i didn't notice that actual kmod-drbd82-8.2.6-2 already used
>> the weak-modules scripts ...
>> I think the wiki has to be updated now to say "yum install kmod-drbd82"and
>> not "yum install kmod-drbd82-`uname -r`"
> 
> It needs to be corrected, yes.
> 
>> On the other hand it's true that having old kmod (with specific kver in the
>> name) in the same repository tends to confuse people : that's why i reacted
>> on the first question because there was no 'actual' kmod in the repo .. so i
>> guess that all older kmods not using /sbin/weak-updates can be removed from
>> the repo

from where does this /sbin/weak-updates comes from?

> I agree.  Older files must go.
> 
>> Are all the provided kmod rpms already using the weak-modules scripts ?
> 
> I believe Johnny has done them all but this has to be re-checked with
> him (or by testing them).

is there any docs about weak-updates and how to use in centos kmod?

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