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SubjectRe: insmod problem after modutils upgrading
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On Wed, 13 Dec 2000 22:13:29 +0000 (GMT), 
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> wrote:
>> 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.
>
>That wont be happening in 2.2 until 2.2.19 which probably means 6 months.
>If this is your decision please make it abundantly clear that the new
>modutils are a 2.4 only package.

Well, if it is going to take that long to fix 2.2 ... modutils 2.3.23
will make this a semi-warning. modules with invalid MODULE_PARM for
options that are not used will load, but the module will not support
persistent data. If somebody actually tries to use one of the invalid
options then insmod will fail, it already does this.

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