Alexander Kloss Klossa at Stud-Mailer.Uni-Marburg.DE
Tue Dec 19 10:45:15 PST 2000

> OK, that brings up the next problem. I thought I had compiled the necessary
> driver in the kernel. I see now that I selected the wrong one. Can I
> compile the driver as a module and create module.conf file similar to what
> Conrad has said WITHOUT recompiling the kernel? I do have other modules
> built e.g. for MS filesystem types. I have tried to compile single driver
> modules before but did it wrong and trashed the working 2.4 kernel I had. I
> am now using a 2.2.17 because I have been unable to get a 2.4 to boot since
> then even though I wiped clean and built a fresh system. But that is a
> seperate issue and will deal with that after I get networking sorted out
> with the 2.2.17 kernel I am now booting.
> 1) I need to build the Digital 21x4x (Tulip) driver ?
> 2) How do I build the needed driver as a module and install it without
> trashing my system?
> I think, therefore, ken_i_m
Just make {menu|x}config, select the necessary driver as a module; 
make modules modules_install.

This should do it for you!

Have Fun!


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