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Linux: Embedded Development by Chris Simmonds, Alex González, Alexandru Vaduva

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Kernel modules

If you have kernel modules, they need to be installed into the root filesystem, using the kernel make modules_install target, as we saw in the last chapter. This will copy them into the directory /lib/modules/<kernel version> together with the configuration files needed by the modprobe command.

Be aware that you have just created a dependency between the kernel and the root filesystem. If you update one, you will have to update the other.

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