[Yum-devel] kernel-module, fedorakmod plugin status
skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Tue May 9 21:18:24 UTC 2006
On Tue, 2006-05-09 at 23:05 +0200, Christoph Thiel wrote:
> On Tue, 9 May 2006, Paul Nasrat wrote:
> > > > What's the current status for handling kernel modules in yum? I
> > > > know we have a couple of plugins in yum-utils and we used to have
> > > > some code in depsolve.py that got moved out in February. Is the
> > > > plan that they are in a plugin
> > > >
> > > > Has anyone looked at the SuSE kernel module packaging and if they
> > > > have a yum plugin for that.
> > >
> > > Are you talking about the -kmp (kernel module packages) packages? We
> > > don't have any yum plugin for those.
> > Yes I was. Would you (or someone) be interested in co-ordinating a
> > plugin, it should be relatively straight forward.
> What would be the feature set that you'd expect from a plugin like that?
> Most (if not all) features of the -kmp packages should be working without
> any plugin with yum, IIUC. The only feature I could think of, would be a
> plugin to autoselect -kmp packages for installation, if the modinfo(...)
> provides of the -kmp match some hardware of the system.
to properly install not update things that are kernel modules. Except
when the kernel version doesn't change but the module version does. So
you can update modules for existing kernels.
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