[Buildroot] Why linux26-modules before linux26

sjhill at realitydiluted.com sjhill at realitydiluted.com
Mon Aug 4 13:31:10 UTC 2008

> On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 09:34:36PM -0700, Brian Beattie wrote:
> >I have a kernel that does not want to compile the modules before the
> >rest of the kernel.  I've worked around that, but it does raise a
> >question that maybe somebody knows the answer to, why are the makefiles
> >set  to compile the kernel-modules so early compared to the rest of the
> >kernel?
> This was added by Steven, IIRC. I don't see a reason why the modules are
> built before the kernel.
> Steven, can you please explain?
Originally when I added that, the modules were getting built and
installed after the root file system image had been created. Thus,
no modules in the final image. If someone has a better method of
doing this, please feel free to submit a patch.


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