kmp_packaging_and_build

Once a driver has been backported it needs to be precompiled to the distro kernel for distribution.

This should work as similar as possible accross the different distributions so system and component vendors can focus their energies from adding Linux support to more distros to adding Linux support to more hardware.

Contents


Scope

  • KMP packaging specials
  • KMP build specials


how is it done?


Dell



FSC



HP



IBM



Red Hat



SUSE



ubuntu



possible common solutions

  • sample spec file template - work in progress at Sample KMP spec file
  • sample KMP package 'hello world' module - module source code at Sample KMP source
  • default spec file macro - work in progress at KMP Macros
  • adding to initrd
  • common package
  • update pci_ids
  • which packages need to be installed?
  • driver kits here?


who is working on this