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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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