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SubjectRe: [RFC] misleading error message
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004, Jan Engelhardt wrote:

> >> 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?
Personally I'd just go check my kernels .config

Jesper Juhl

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