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SubjectRe: insmod problem after modutils upgrading
On Wed, 13 Dec 2000 21:10:54 +0000 (GMT), 
Alan Cox <> wrote:
>It is modutils. Their behaviour changed in a non back compatible way. Do not
>use modutils 2.3.22 with Linux 2.2.* is the simple answer. Perhaps Keith can
>make this a warning in 2.3.23

Adding persistent module data to modutils meant that insmod had to be a
lot more picky about MODULE_PARM() entries. There were a few modules
that had invalid MODULE_PARM() entries, nobody had spotted them
previously because nobody used those options. Since these are bugs in
the modules and only a few modules are affected (less than 5 reported),
the fix is to correct the modules that have coding errors.

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