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




On 01/23/2018 10:56 AM, Philipp Kern wrote:
> 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

Thanks for pointing that out!


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