disable module support in kernel
laxmicair at gmail.com
Sat Dec 28 23:05:09 EST 2013
To disable module support . I used "make xconfig" command and unselected
"Enable module support" option.
On Sun, Dec 29, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Laxmi Meena <laxmicair at gmail.com> wrote:
> I am following fedoraproject.org/wiki/Building_a_custom_kernel to rebuild
> the kernel.
> I have disabled all modules before compilation using make xconfig and I
> have also checked .config file , there is not any =m option. I think I need
> to modify kernel.spec file as I am compiling the kernel using kernel.spec
> file(using rpmbuild command). And in kernel.spec file it is having options
> to build modules ,create module directories etc. I am not getting in this
> file where all to make changes.
> Thanks in advance
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 7:58 PM, Kevin Wilson <wkevils at gmail.com> wrote:
>> What do you mean by changing kernel.spec? are you building it with
>> rpmbuild ? can you describe how you are trying to build it ?
>> On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 4:22 PM, Andy Johnson <johnsonzjo at gmail.com>
>> > Laxmi,
>> > How exactly do you try to disable it? do you set CONFIG_MODULES to N?
>> > which error do you get in compile ? can you please post it here ?
>> > regards,
>> > Rami Rosen
>> > http://ramirose.wix.com/ramirosen
>> > On Fri, Dec 27, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Laxmi Meena <laxmicair at gmail.com>
>> >> Hi All,
>> >> As part of hardening of kernel, I want to disable module support. so
>> that in
>> >> the server dynamic loading of module is not supported. Otherwise it is
>> >> possible to create malicious modules and load it.
>> >> When i try to disable the module support.I am not able to compile the
>> >> kernel.
>> >> Do I need to make changes in kernel.spec file.
>> >> Thanks in advance.
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