[Nouveau] OT: compilation
pld at pfu.pl
Thu Oct 7 13:38:09 PDT 2010
On 10/07/10 22:34, Pekka Paalanen wrote:
> On Thu, 07 Oct 2010 22:14:19 +0200
> Grzesiek Sójka<pld at pfu.pl> wrote:
>> I have two problems with the kernel compilation.
>> 1. I have a small rootfs. It is too small to put all the modules
>> there without gzipping it first. So installing it requires lots
>> of sweating. That is why I was wondering if there is a (more/less
>> easy) way to make the "make modules_install" command gzip the
>> modules "on the fly".
> Wait, does modprobe support compressed kernel modules? I've
Yes, it does. I thing that most of the distribution pre-compiled kernels
does have gziped modules.
> never heard of that. If you really do not want to touch
> the partitioning, how about symlinking some directories
> elsewhere? Be careful on what is needed to boot, though.
Wrong idea. I already tried this.
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