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Old 09-22-2001, 07:21 PM   #1
scgadgets
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Compiling new drivers directly into the kernal as opposed to modules


Well, I would like to "update" the kernal source tree for a newer version of PCMCIA. How can I accomplish this? I've had success configuing and installing the PCMCIA update, however, only as a module.

How can I build it into the kernal?

Thanks,
SCG
 
Old 09-22-2001, 10:50 PM   #2
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start the make *config process. when you get to the pcmia section, choose Y for yes instead of M.
 
Old 09-23-2001, 07:37 AM   #3
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If its external souce, that you want to integrate into the kernel code then you will need to use the patch utility... If its possible with the souce code you have it will be mentioned in the readme files, along with instructions. If its not mentioned then you're pretty much out of luck... There may be seperate patch files to download....

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