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Old 06-01-2005, 09:40 AM   #1
andrewjjones
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Copying drivers


Hi, is it possible to copy compiled drivers from one installation of Linux to another? Are they normally stored in the same place?
 
Old 06-01-2005, 10:58 AM   #2
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/lib/modules/<kernel-version>/kernel/drivers is typically where drivers are installed.

However, drivers are specific to the kernel version they were built on, so if the two machines don't have the same kernel versions there are no guarentee's they will work.
 
  


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