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SubjectRe: modules problems with 2.6.0 (module-init-tools-0.9.12)
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Gentoo works too, with 2.5 and 2.6, 2.4 works as expected, like before
installing the devel kernels

:-)

Im going for the first day of uptime with 2.6, and no problem at all

Max
On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 19:12, Diego Calleja García wrote:
> El 15 Jul 2003 16:53:12 -0700 Piet Delaney <piet@www.piet.net> escribió:
>
> > On Tue, 2003-07-15 at 15:22, Randy.Dunlap wrote:
> >
> > I heard that if you install the new module-init-tools package in
> > /sbin that you would be able to boot old kernels. Is that true?
>
> It works here.
> i've a debian distro, i apt-get'ed module-init-tools. Man modprobe says:
>
> BACKWARDS COMPATIBILITY
> This version of insmod is for kernels 2.5.48 and above. If it
> detects a kernel with support for old-style modules (for which much of
> the work was done in userspace), it will attempt to run insmod.modu-
> tils in its place, so it is completely transparent to the user.
>
> diego@estel:~$ ls -l /sbin/insmod*
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 5072 2003-06-15 12:27 /sbin/insmod
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 359 2003-03-06 15:50 /sbin/insmod_ksymoops_clean
> -rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 95372 2003-03-06 15:50 /sbin/insmod.modutils
>
>
> Looking at the size, insmod.modutils seems the 2.4 insmod loader.
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