Module confusion [Solved]

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Module confusion [Solved]

Post#1 by Ed_P » 17 Apr 2014, 04:10

Ok, so I downloaded some modules; gnucash-2.6.0, wine-1.7.14 and qemu-1.6.2 and expected them to be .xzm modules that I would add to my extramod= folder. But they are not .xzm modules, they are folders each containing many .xzm modules!! Do I add these folders to my extramod= folder, to a different cheatcode folder, or do I extract all the internal .xzm modules and add them all to my extramod= folder?

Currently in my extramod= folder I have; 001-core_fixes-20140330-x86_64-lprt.xzm, jre-7u51-x86_64-1.xzm and keepassx-0.4.3-x86_64-2dj.xzm.
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Re: Module confusion

Post#2 by tome » 17 Apr 2014, 08:30

Do I add these folders to my extramod= folder
Yes. You can also use noload cheatcode.
ps Always you can try new solutions.
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Re: Module confusion

Post#3 by brokenman » 17 Apr 2014, 11:33

Do yourself a favour and read the cheatcodes.txt file located in folder: /mnt/sdxY/boot/docs/cheatcodes.txt
extramod=/path/folder_with_modules
extramod=/path/folder_with_modules;/path2/folder_with_modules

... This cheatcode lets you load modules from one or more external
folders that are located outside of the /porteus directory.
Multiple folders can be specified, with full paths separated by
a semicolon without any spaces.
Examples:
'extramod=/mnt/sdb3/porteus-modules'
'extramod=/mnt/sdb3/porteus-modules;/mnt/sdc4/inkscape_modules'
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Re: Module confusion

Post#4 by Ed_P » 17 Apr 2014, 15:39

brokenman wrote:Do yourself a favour and read the cheatcodes.txt file located in folder: /mnt/sdxY/boot/docs/cheatcodes.txt
I have read, and use, that cheatcode. What it didn't do was explain that a module can be a .xzm file and/or a folder of .xzm files. A very pleasant surprise.

So now my extramod= folder I have; 001-core_fixes-20140330-x86_64-lprt.xzm, jre-7u51-x86_64-1.xzm, keepassx-0.4.3-x86_64-2dj.xzm, gnucash-2.6.0, wine-1.7.14 and qemu-1.6.2. :good:
tome wrote:ps Always you can try new solutions.
Indeed. Good advice.
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