"opkg upgrade" breaks USB networking: g_ether module missing

Jay Vaughan jayv at synth.net
Fri Aug 1 13:45:40 CEST 2008

> |>> ~ - binning the finegrained module packaging and having the  
> modules
> |>> all
> |>> inside the kernel package
> |> nope.
> |>> ~ - if not, making some modules dependencies of the kernel package
> |> yes.
> |>> ~ - doing a depmod post-install or update of a kernel module  
> package?
> |> yes.

> Opinions are interesting but frankly useless to me without some
> explanation of why you came to think like that.  Sometimes people have
> the wrong idea sometimes and it leads them to the wrong conclusion,
> happens to me all the time anyway.  So please expand on "why".

The strategy above allows us to easily add and remove packages while  
maintaining stable end-user systems.  Until the dust settles on the  
kernel/modules packaging, I suggest we do the above to be as safe as  

Jay Vaughan

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