Short documentation: Dell OMSA 4.4 on Debian Sarge
pauli.borodulin at uta.fi
Fri Jul 8 02:40:09 CDT 2005
>>Tomas Pospisek's Mailing Lists wrote:
>>>Would you be interested in formalizing the OMSA Drivers building process
>>>so that one can automatically build a *.deb out of it? I've done a bit
>>>of that just in case...
> Pauli Borodulin wrote:
>>Do you mean something similar to Dell's approach of compiling the kernel
>>modules on boot up for the currently running kernel?
>>This should be quite easy. I just have to write an init.d script which
>>does some minor checking (sources are available, kernel config exists,
>>etc.) and then compiles the driver using the builddriver.sh I have
Buchan Milne wrote:
> And, this is almost exactly what dkms does ... maybe a dkms .deb package
> would be a better idea (instead of re-inventing it).
What do you mean by "dkms .deb package"? What would it contain? If you
have some kind of idea of this, please share it with us. :-)
Pauli Borodulin <pauli.borodulin at uta.fi>
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University of Tampere, Finland
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