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    SubjectRe: Short question for driver module under different version of Linux
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    On Fri, 24 Sep 1999 18:15:10 -0400, 
    "WANG,YIDING (HP-SanJose,ex1)" <yiding_wang@am.exch.hp.com> wrote:
    >I don't have different Liunx release handy. I got feeling that for
    >different version of Linux, device driver module has to be comipled under
    >that version in order to be loaded in. In another word, driver compiled
    >under Linux 2.2.5-15 will not be loaded to other version of Linux, say
    >2.2.18 or 2.3.1.

    By default, a module compiled for one kernel version will not load
    under another kernel version. If you know what you are doing, you can
    force a module to load under a different kernel using "insmod -f".
    Doing a force load is *DANGEROUS*.


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