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    SubjectRe: [RFC] misleading error message
    >> >> I compiled built-in support for iptables in my new 2.6.9 kernel, but when my
    >> >> legacy firewall does a "modprobe ip_tables" , I get the startling message:
    >> >> "FATAL: module ip_tables not found" .
    >> >
    >> >In my oppinion the message is perfectly clear. You told modprobe to load a
    >> >module, the file was not found so it is forced to give up - and that's
    >> >exactely what it told you.
    >> So how would you go about finding out whether something is compiled-in?
    >Personally I'd just go check my kernels .config

    Please, think of the newbies (tm)

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