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Custom run-time kernel modules

Question asked by e_simons on Feb 22, 2017
Latest reply on Feb 24, 2017 by e_simons

The reference pre-built Linux image that is supplied with the FM-COMMS-3 board seems not to have loadable kernel module support, and we are interested in connecting a UVC-compliant webcam to the ZedBoard to capture some video before transmitting it via a GnuRadio flowgraph.


Is it possible to cross-compile (or even if necessary, natively compile) a custom kernel module that can be loaded at run-time for the ZedBoard without having to rebuild the entire system? Or if not, is it possible to re-build only the kernel and load it into a running system without needing to recompile _everything else_, from FSBL and up...?