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Old 01-30-2006, 02:31 AM   #1
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compiling single kernel module only

If I enable just one additional loadable module inside a kernel source tree that was compiled earlier and hasn't been cleaned, How can I compile just that additional module only without compiling every other module that was selected?
"make modules" will compile every modules selected in the config file

If you compile again within some period of time(maybe its 1 hour), it just skips the previously compiled modules and compiles only the additional ones.

Old 01-30-2006, 04:41 AM   #2
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Two solutions for recompiling only one module:

erase the .ko of the module you want to recompile
make modules SUBDIRS=drivers/the_module_directory
Old 01-31-2006, 01:44 AM   #3
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yes it might work,
eg: make SUBDIRS=fs/romfs modules



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