Kernel source

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at
Sat Jul 7 21:17:57 UTC 2007

Francois wrote:
> According to the messages received to my question, I did what you said.
> I compiled the uvcvideo driver too, but the "make install" gave me a warning 
> message. That's the first time I get such message when I install it. I do 
> that each time a new code is available on the cvs, but I've never got such 
> error.
> This is what I got :
> [fm at celtes43 uvc]$ make
> Building USB Video Class driver...
> make[1]: entrant dans le 
> répertoire « /usr/src/kernels/2.6.21-1.3228.fc7-i686 »
>   CC [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvc_driver.o
>   CC [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvc_queue.o
>   CC [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvc_v4l2.o
>   CC [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvc_video.o
>   CC [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvc_ctrl.o
>   LD [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvcvideo.o
>   Building modules, stage 2.
>   MODPOST 1 modules
>   CC      /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvcvideo.mod.o
>   LD [M]  /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvcvideo.ko
> make[1]: quittant le répertoire « /usr/src/kernels/2.6.21-1.3228.fc7-i686 »
> [fm at celtes43 uvc]$ su
> Mot de passe :
> [root at celtes43 uvc]# make install
> Installing USB Video Class driver...
> make[1]: entrant dans le 
> répertoire « /usr/src/kernels/2.6.21-1.3228.fc7-i686 »
>   INSTALL /home/fm/tmp/uvc/uvcvideo.ko
>   DEPMOD  2.6.21-1.3228.fc7
> make[1]: quittant le répertoire « /usr/src/kernels/2.6.21-1.3228.fc7-i686 »
> depmod -ae
> make: depmod : commande introuvable  <----------==== Here
> make: *** [install] Erreur 127
> I guess I'm gonna do as usual, go and grab the latest kernel on 
> and compile it to match my needs.
> I do not understand how Fedora has organized that. I thought I would have 
> been able to download a source rpm file, and running rpm -ivh 
> kernel-src.... would have installed everything under /usr/src
> Francois
From what you have posted, the module is building fine, and it looks
like it is installing fine. But the depmod command is erroring out.
What happens if you run depmod -ae directly?


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