[Developers] kernel modules needed to build Asterisk

Bruno Macias bmacias at elastix.org
Mon Oct 6 16:01:09 GALT 2008


Hi

I review your email, I think that there are that better more details, but
please help me with this, which are dependences needs for zaptel. We know
that is hardware pci and need build with the kernel specific, but we need
know which are kernel space and user space.

On Sun, 5 Oct 2008 15:43:58 +0200, Tzafrir Cohen <tzafrir.cohen at xorcom.com>
wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 03:32:16PM +0200, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
>> Hi
>> 
>> My package of Asterisk did not include chan_dahdi.so . Looking into it,
>> I noticed that the build system included zaptel-devel, but not zaptel. I
>> realized that I skipped installing zaptel becasue zaptel requires:
>> 
>>         kernel-module-oslec is needed by zaptel-1.4.12.1-1.i686
>>         kernel-module-oslec-xen is needed by zaptel-1.4.12.1-1.i686
>>         kernel-module-zaptel is needed by zaptel-1.4.12.1-1.i686
>>         kernel-module-zaptel-xen is needed by zaptel-1.4.12.1-1.i686
>> 
>> And I hate to add unnecessary kernel stuff on my build system. Is this
>> really a necessary build dependency?
> 
> Ah, right. now I remember why I did not install them in the first place:
> 
>   kernel = 2.6.18-53.1.19.el5 is needed by
> kernel-module-zaptel-1.4.12.1-1_2.6.18_53.1.19.el5.i686
> 
> My build system has a different kernel. It is, in fact, a vserver
> running on a Debian Etch server. 
> 
> $ uname -a
> Linux centos5 2.6.18-6-vserver-686 #1 SMP Tue Jun 17 23:47:22 UTC 2008
> i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> $ cat /etc/redhat-release
> CentOS release 5 (Final)
> 
> I just installed those packages manually with rpm --nodeps. This will
> not work with any sort of automated procedure.
> 
> So why does Zaptel depend on the kernel? Shouldn't it be the other way
> around? This would also break this strange need of Zaptel to know of all
> the existing kernels to depend on.
> 
>



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