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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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