[olug] Compiling kernel modules on Ubuntu

Dave Thacker dthacker9 at cox.net
Sat Feb 3 12:37:22 UTC 2007

On Friday 02 February 2007 10:44, Adam Haeder wrote:
> Specifically, the kernel modules for lirc, so I can get my SnapStream USB
> remote to work (it's natively supported by lirc). There aren't any lirc
> kernel module packages in any ubuntu repo that I could find, and the
> instructions I've found for compiling kernel modules on Ubuntu have not
> worked.
> Now, I have compiled hundreds of kernels over the years, but it's been
> awhile, and I don't want to 'break' Ubuntu in any way, so I'm trying to do
> it the 'approved' Ubuntu way, and I can't for the life of me make it work.
> Does anyone have any good guides for compiling kernel modules on Ubuntu?

If you think it's a docs bug, I'd file a bug on Malone.  The docs team has 
been pretty good about picking those up and fixing them.  


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