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SubjectRe: [RFC] misleading error message
>> This may be a BUG REPORT, as I see it, allthough more experienced Linux users
>> might think differently:
>> I compiled built-in support for iptables in my new 2.6.9 kernel, but when my
>> legacy firewall does a "modprobe ip_tables" , I get the startling message:
>> "FATAL: module ip_tables not found" .
>In my oppinion the message is perfectly clear. You told modprobe to load a
>module, the file was not found so it is forced to give up - and that's
>exactely what it told you.

So how would you go about finding out whether something is compiled-in?

Jan Engelhardt
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