[meta-freescale] Upgrading the kernel without having to install 600 kernel-modules

Otavio Salvador otavio at ossystems.com.br
Mon Jan 27 04:15:18 PST 2014

On Mon, Jan 27, 2014 at 9:16 AM, Tarek El-Sherbiny
<tarek.elsherbiny at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Every time I compile a new kernel and try to upgrade my image using smart
> upgrade there are 600  kernel-modules that gets upgraded although I'm not
> using any of these modules. This takes very long time. The reason for this
> is the  kernel-modules package which includes all kernel modules available.
> The kernel-modules package is included by imx-base.inc and every kernel
> update this package gets updated.
> How do I configure kernel-modules package to include only the modules I
> need?

You need to change the kernel configuration to remove the unused ones.

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