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    SubjectRe: [PATCH] kbuild: generate modules.builtin
    On Tue, May 26, 2009 at 17:25, Michal Marek <> wrote:
    > To make it easier for tools like mkinitrd to detect whether a needed
    > module is missing or whether it is compiled into the kernel, install a
    > modules.builtin file listing all modules built into the kernel. This is
    > done by generating an alternate config file with all tristate =y options
    > set to =Y and reading the makefiles with this config included. The built
    > in modules then appear in obj-Y.

    That looks very useful.

    We like to have that for modprobe not to throw an error if a "module"
    is already in the kernel, because it is compiled in. Only modules with
    parameters show up in /sys/modules/ and they are already handled fine.


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