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SubjectRe: How to force "make modules_install" to install elsewhere
On Sat, 24 Apr 1999, Steven James wrote:

>Date: Sat, 24 Apr 1999 11:00:00 -0400
>From: Steven James <sjames@gdex.net>
>To: "Mike A. Harris" <mharris@ican.net>
>Subject: Re: How to force "make modules_install" to install elsewhere
>
>
>> >make PREFIX='/home/customer/spa/kernel' modules_install
>>
>> I just searched the top level Makefile for "PREFIX" and couldn't
>> find it anywhere. Are you sure that that works?
>
>
>Hmmm, that's odd. I'm looking at the top level Makefile in 2.0.36.
>The pertinent segment reads (with line numbering) PREFIX in line 284:
>
> 282 modules_install:
> 283 @( \
> 284 MODLIB=$(PREFIX)/lib/modules/$(VERSION).$(PATCHLEVEL).$(SUBLEVEL); \
> 285 cd modules; \
> 286 MODULES=""; \
> 287 inst_mod() { These="`cat $$1`"; MODULES="$$MODULES $$These"; \
> 288 mkdir -p $$MODLIB/$$2; cp -p $$These $$MODLIB/$$2; \
> 289 echo Installing modules under $$MODLIB/$$2; \
> 290 }; \
> 291 \
> 292 if [ -f BLOCK_MODULES ]; then inst_mod BLOCK_MODULES block; fi; \
> 293 if [ -f NET_MODULES ]; then inst_mod NET_MODULES net; fi; \
> 294 if [ -f IPV4_MODULES ]; then inst_mod IPV4_MODULES ipv4; fi; \
> 295 if [ -f SCSI_MODULES ]; then inst_mod SCSI_MODULES scsi; fi; \
> 296 if [ -f FS_MODULES ]; then inst_mod FS_MODULES fs; fi; \
> 297 if [ -f CDROM_MODULES ]; then inst_mod CDROM_MODULES cdrom; fi; \
> 298 \
> 299 ls *.o > .allmods; \
> 300 echo $$MODULES | tr ' ' '\n' | sort | comm -23 .allmods - > .misc; \
> 301 if [ -s .misc ]; then inst_mod .misc misc; fi; \
> 302 rm -f .misc .allmods; \
> 303 )
> 304
>
>Hope this helps!

1 root@red:/usr/src/linux-2.0.36# grep "PREFIX" Makefile
1 root@red:/usr/src/linux-2.0.36#

Nope. It seems that your 2.0.36 and mine are not the same. Mine
is from ftp.kernel.org/....linux-2.0.36.tar.gz
Are you using a redhat kernel by chance?

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