Rebuild src.rpm kernel driver for non-running kernel
fedora at leemhuis.info
Sat Apr 1 07:03:53 UTC 2006
Am Freitag, den 31.03.2006, 20:14 -0600 schrieb Jonathan Berry:
> On 3/31/06, Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora at leemhuis.info> wrote:
> > Am Donnerstag, den 30.03.2006, 23:25 -0600 schrieb Jonathan Berry:
> > > I tried doing this with the nvidia driver for FC5T3 once with very
> > > poor results. I had to go hack into the spec file to change the way
> > > it got the kernel version (it used some self-contained script to get
> > > the kernel version (or versions)). Not at all an ideal way to do it.
> > > It would be really nice to just pass in a KVER=2.6.16-1.2069_FC4 or
> > > something with the rpmbuild --rebuild command.
> > rpmbuild --rebuild kmod-foo --define "kversion 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5" --define "kvariants """
> > For example would rebuild for the UP kernel of 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5 even if
> > you are currently running 2.6.16-1.2054_FC5. This only works correctly
> > with the latest kmod-SRPMS from livna.
> > rpmbuild --rebuild kmod-foo --define "kversion 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5" --define "kvariants smp"
> > Would build for 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5smp
> That's some great info, Thorsten, thanks! Do you know how this
> behaves on x86_64 where there is only an "smp" kernel? I think only
> uname reports the kernel as smp [...]
Nope. The x86_64 FC5 kernel in regards of packaging behaves just like
the UP i686 kernel. E.g. everything works if you just use
rpmbuild --rebuild kmod-foo --define "kversion 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5" --define "kvariants """
> Are there plans to
> implement this feature for FC4 srpms?
Nope, this would only confuse users.
Thorsten Leemhuis <fedora at leemhuis.info>
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