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Old 11-07-2004, 11:27 AM   #1
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2.4 vs 2.6 modules


Hi.. I need a good guide for helping me migrating my 2.4 modules in the 2.6 kernel.
Any ideas?
 
Old 11-07-2004, 11:36 AM   #2
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hi have a look, at the

DR Ozz guide to installing kernel in the the linux general section
and u can have amore info at

http://thomer.com/linux/migrate-to-2.6.html

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Old 11-07-2004, 11:54 AM   #3
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All the standard modules will come with 2.6. The only ones you will need to worry about are the modules you installed manually. The only modules I had to recompile were the vmware modules, cisco vpnclient modules and ndiswrapper modules.
 
Old 11-07-2004, 01:05 PM   #4
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Thx.. i need more specific guides... I create my own modules and i need to read what to do for migrating them to 2.6
 
Old 11-07-2004, 01:33 PM   #5
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hi there

as far as i know u need to recompile ur modules for migrating from 2.4 to 2.6
2.4 has .o format while 2.6 has .ko format for the modules
by modules i mean the kernel modules here

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