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Re: Maintaining a custom out-of-tree patched Debian kernel for specific hardware

On 01/23/2018 01:34 AM, Daniel Reichelt wrote:
> In order to not interfere with the modules provided by the linux-image-*
> packages, [...]
> (An alternative to changing module names might be to use
> update-alternatives or dpkg-divert and just provide/integrate the
> renamed .ko files)
FWIW, this technically isn't required. You can simply overwrite existing
modules and dkms will handle that fine. It will shadow the stock ones
when putting the new versions into updates/dkms.

Kind regards
Philipp Kern

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