mptscsih support in LiveCD 6.1?

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at ums.usu.ru
Wed Jul 13 22:25:19 PDT 2005


jhuntwork at linuxfromscratch.org wrote:
> Assuming that is the correct driver, then it seems that it your device
> would not be supported on the CD. However, you *might* be able to copy the
> kernel config file for the LiveCD (see the BuildScripts, linux/config),
> patch the kernel with the same patches we applied (again, see the
> BuildScripts, specifically, you'd want to mimic the build commands found
> in packages/linux/Makefile), build the kernel, and burn the livecd with
> multi-session so that you have your customized kernel.

That will work only if you place the new modules outside 
/lib/modules/2.6.11.12/kernel. Reason: that directory is not on unionfs 
(bugs in unionfs).

E.g., you can put them into /lib/modules/2.6.11.12/addons, but then 
loading will not be reliable (unionfs has locking problems).

-- 
Alexander E. Patrakov



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