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Re: DKMS and old kernel modules



On 09/09/2007, Michel Salim <michel sylvan gmail com> wrote:
> On 09/09/2007, Jonathan Underwood <jonathan underwood gmail com> wrote:
> > On 09/09/2007, Till Maas <opensource till name> wrote:
> > > On So September 9 2007, Michel Salim wrote:
> > >
> > > > Not sure what the best solution is. Trigger a cleanup process in the
> > > > DKMS initscript, which would operate if the kernel booted is not the
> > > > same as at the previous boot?
> > >
> > > Proposed is a trigger when an old kernel is removed.
> > >
> > > > (will Bugzilla this if people think it's a good idea)
> > >
> > > It's alread there:
> > > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=250377
> > >
> >
> > I thought that dkms had the ability to build an rpm and then install
> > that. That would be the ideal solution.
> >
> Matt Domsch, who is (AFAIK) in charge of DKMS development, did not
> mention that at all.
>

Announcement of that capability goes back to 2004:

http://lists.atrpms.net/pipermail/atrpms-devel/2004-June/000259.html


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