Small doubt from a newbie :)

Marco Berizzi pupilla at
Fri Nov 10 11:04:08 CET 2006

utteerna wrote:

> 3)Downloaded patch-o-matic-ng-20061108.tar and put it in /usr/src dir
> and untarred it

You don't need POM.

> ---QUESTION-->> Do i have to compile them in to the kernel rather than
> compiling them as modules???

There is no difference. If you compile as a module
you must load it before use. Nothing else.

> 8) cd /usr/src/iptables-1.3.6
> [/usr/src/iptables-1.3.6]# make clean
> [/usr/src/iptables-1.3.6]#make

Nope! You must run 'make KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux-'

> [/usr/src/iptables-1.3.6]#make install

Nope! You must run 'make install KERNEL_DIR=/usr/src/linux-'

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