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11<version>8.6</version> 11<version>9.0</version>
12<date>2008-01-12</date> 12<date>2008-04-01</date>
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124Due to the highly specific nature of the embedded, we'll cover known 124Due to the highly specific nature of the embedded, we'll cover known
125configurations for boards here. If your machine is not listed, then you should 125configurations for boards here. If your machine is not listed, then you should
126visit the respective community website to figure out how to properly configure 126visit the respective community website to figure out how to properly configure
127your kernel. 127your kernel.
128</p> 128</p>
129
130<p>
131Regardless of your machine, you should make sure to activate the use of
132development and experimental code/drivers. You need this, otherwise some very
133important code/drivers won't show up:
134</p>
135
136<pre caption="Selecting experimental code/drivers">
137General setup ---&gt;
138 [*] Prompt for development and/or incomplete code/drivers
139</pre>
140 129
141<p> 130<p>
142Please select your machine from the list below to jump to the configuration 131Please select your machine from the list below to jump to the configuration
143section. 132section.
144</p> 133</p>
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295</body> 284</body>
296</section> 285</section>
297<section id="kernel_modules"> 286<section id="kernel_modules">
298<title>Kernel Modules</title> 287<title>Kernel Modules</title>
299<subsection>
300<title>Configuring the Modules</title>
301<body>
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303<p>
304You should list the modules you want automatically loaded in
305<path>/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6</path>. You can add extra options to
306the modules too if you want.
307</p>
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309<p>
310To view all available modules, run the following <c>find</c> command. Don't
311forget to substitute "&lt;kernel version&gt;" with the version of the kernel you
312just compiled:
313</p>
314
315<pre caption="Viewing all available modules">
316# <i>find /lib/modules/&lt;kernel version&gt;/ -type f -iname '*.o' -or -iname '*.ko'</i>
317</pre>
318
319<p>
320For instance, to automatically load the <c>3c59x.ko</c> module, edit the
321<path>kernel-2.6</path> file and enter the module name in it.
322</p>
323
324<pre caption="Editing /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6">
325# <i>nano -w /etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6</i>
326</pre>
327
328<pre caption="/etc/modules.autoload.d/kernel-2.6">
3293c59x
330</pre>
331
332<p>
333Continue the installation with <uri link="?part=1&amp;chap=8">Configuring
334your System</uri>.
335</p>
336
337</body>
338</subsection> 289<subsection>
290<include href="hb-install-kernelmodules.xml"/>
291</subsection>
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339</section> 293</section>
340</sections> 294</sections>

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