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nixCraft: Howto: Build Linux kernel Module Against Installed Kernel w/o Full Kernel Source Tree

Sep 08, 2006, 09:45 (1 Talkback[s])


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[ Thanks to An Anonymous Reader for this link. ]

"Recently I received a question via email:

"How do I build Linux kernel module against installed or running Linux kernel? Do I need to install new kernel source tree from kernel.org?

"To be frank you do not need a new full source tree in order to just compile or build module against the running kernel i.e., an exploded source tree is not required to build kernel driver or module. The instruction outlined below will benefit immensely to a developers/power users..."

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