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SubjectRe: How to identify contents of /lib/modules/*
You should definitely mention this to your distribution creator.  IMHO, it's
seriously broken if uname -r isn't distinct. Debian is unfortunately a
victim of this; I have modded my kernel-image source package to *fix* it. I
don't recall RedHat having this problem, but other RPM based I don't know.
Can you say what your distro is?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Cameron" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2003 10:00 PM
Subject: How to identify contents of /lib/modules/*

> Hi, here's a problem I'm having, perhaps someone has some smart idea...
> A certain major linux distribution distributes a number of binary
> kernels, errata kernels, which all report the exact same thing
> via "uname -r". These kernels may differ by only a little
> (only the .config file is different in some small way) or by
> a lot (binary drivers for one don't work (panic) on another).

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