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SubjectRe: modules_install?
On 8 Sep 2000, Juan J. Quintela wrote:
>Could we make it _easy_ to put all the
>modules/System.map/bzImage/<whatever> in boot/ and make it easy to do
>a tar of that directory and make easy to install that dir in another
>machine (perhaps puting a tiny Makefile/script there to do that).

Well, one can certainly do this. The "make install" dream is just that,
a dream. You can set a standard saying the kernel belongs in /boot, but
that doesn't mean everyone will put it there.

In my opinion, the process of installing a kernel should require a certain
IQ from the installer. That means no button for a trained monkey to push.
(You would be amazed the mount of shit I've had to clean up following the
pushing of that button by a "trained" (huge assumtion) monkey.)

--Ricky


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