On Mon, 2007-01-29 at 15:02 -0700, Topher Fischer wrote:
Dave Jones wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 29, 2007 at 02:45:38PM -0700, Topher Fischer wrote:
> > Is there a standard process for getting things added to Fedora's kernel
> > package. In particular, I'm interested in the hdaps modules (IBM's
> > Drive Active Protection System). I believe it has been in the stable
> > kernel since 2.6.14.
> > Or, am I just thinking about this wrong. Do uncommon modules not go in
> > the kernel package? Do they usually get packaged separately?
> It's been in the Fedora kernel since it got merged upstream.
> $ modinfo hdaps
> filename: /lib/modules/2.6.19-1.2895.fc6debug/kernel/drivers/hwmon/hdaps.ko
> license: GPL v2
> description: IBM Hard Drive Active Protection System (HDAPS) driver
> author: Robert Love
> srcversion: 1C5A2654C3D15545ECF46D0
> vermagic: 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6debug SMP mod_unload 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS
> parm: invert:invert data along each axis (bool)
I checked a couple fc5 machines that I have access to, and it's in their
kernel packages, but I don't see it in either 2.6.18-1.2869.fc6 or
2.6.19-1.2895.fc6. Is there anybody that can verify this?
You mean aside from the output which Dave provided and you quoted?
sudo /sbin/modinfo hdaps
license: GPL v2
description: IBM Hard Drive Active Protection System (HDAPS) driver
author: Robert Love
vermagic: 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6xen SMP mod_unload 686 REGPARM
parm: invert:invert data along each axis (bool)