Compiling Kernel Modules

Daniel Gerzo danger at
Wed Aug 16 22:03:12 UTC 2006

Hello Lawrence,

Wednesday, August 16, 2006, 10:21:27 PM, you wrote:

> I hope this is the correct list for this question but ..

> I am trying NOT to compile certain modules when I create
> my own custom kernel. I thought /etc/make.conf with the
> directive WITHOUT_MODULES did what I was expecting but
> it does not.

Actually, WITHOUT_MODULES is a list of modules you want to exclude
from the build.

You are looking for MODULES_OVERRIDE directive.

Please refer to the make.conf(5) manual page.

> So, how do I leave out certain modules when custom
> compile a new kernel?

> Thanks ..

Best regards,
 Daniel                            mailto:danger at

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