Asking again: example of snapping a kernel and modules

Luke Williams luke.williams at
Wed May 4 16:36:44 UTC 2016

Hi Mike, 

Try this from my blog [1] on building  a customer kernel snap and including the custom kernel modules. There is probably an easier way, but this way worked for me. 


Luke Williams - Support Engineer, Network Switches
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> On May 4, 2016, at 8:17 AM, MikeB <mabnhdev at> wrote:
> I didn't get any answers when I posted this question a couple months ago...
> Can you add the following snapcraft examples either to this list or to snapcraft-examples.
> * Creating an Ubuntu Core kernel for amd64 with some selective config changes.   
> I'm especially interested in generating a kernel that would include all the source, patches, and config that goes into building a "standard" Ubuntu Core kernel for an amd64 target.
> * Building a custom kernel loadable module for a given kernel that would be insmod'ed as part of an application snap.  ie. An application snap that requires a custom kernel module.
> Thanks.
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