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SubjectRe: linux-2.4.0-test9
On Fri, 3 Nov 2000 17:54:51 -0500 (EST), 
"Richard B. Johnson" <> wrote:
>(1) I have SCSI modules that have to be installed upon boot
>from initrd. Insmod failed with "Can't find the kernel version that
>this module was compiled with..."

"Can't find the kernel version that this module was compiled with..."
means that the module object does not contain symbol __module_kernel_version.
What does 'nm' on the module report?

>modutils, downloaded and installed today. Also `insmod -f` doesn't
>work (not a kernel problem, yes, I know).

Does not work how? Details please.

>The only fix I could come up with was to remove EXTRAVERSION=test9 in
>the top-level Makefile (actually set it to nothing), then recompile
>the whole kernel. This problem will get others, I am sure.

I suspect user error, probably old modules lying around somewhere. A
compile out of the box for 2.4.0-test9 worked fine for me and AFAICT
for everybody else.

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