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SubjectRe: Regarding the make module_install.
On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 04:42:59PM -0700, sendhil kumar wrote:
> Can any one update me about, what make module and make

make modules compiles and links the modules

> module_install do? What is the difference between the

module_install places them in /lib/modules/`uname -a`/*

> insmod command and module_install?

insmod first looks in /lib/modules/`uname -a`/* to load the module into
kernel space.

[certain details may be incorrect, but that the general idea.]

mrc
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