[CentOS-devel] dkms or akmod?

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Wed Apr 30 17:18:06 UTC 2008

Farkas Levente wrote:
> kmod's are not in the upstream distro even:-(

you should look, the only reason we are using / doing kmod's is because 
thats all that is in the upstream distro.

> the only problem with everybody has to face of is that you have to 
> recompile all kmods all the time when a new kernel released.

again, you are confused. Look at week-updates, I've not really rebuilt 
any .ko once its in production.

Thats one reason why dkms is almost a total waste of time on CentOS

- KB

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