Compiling modules statically

theblues gnr thebluesgnr at
Mon Sep 12 14:37:07 PDT 2005

First of all, thank you for your reply.

Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 04:34:15PM -0300, theblues gnr wrote:
> > Hello everyone!
> >
> > I'm having trouble setting up networking on the ABIT AV8 motherboard 
> > the onboard NIC. From:
> >
> >
> > "On-board ethernet controller (vge(4)) does not work unless statically
> > compiled into kernel."
> >
> > I do know how to compile a kernel (from the Handbook) but I do not know 
> > to compile a module statically. Could anyone please point me to the 
> > documentation on doing that?
>It means "do not use a (dynamic) module, compile the driver into your
>(static) kernel."

I didn't word my problem correctly; what I wanted to know is how to compile 
the driver statically. When I follow the instructions on building a custom 
kernel the vge driver gets built as a module.

Thank you,

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