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    SubjectRe: Boot time module loading problem
    Shourya Sarcar wrote:
    > Larry Finger wrote:
    >> With 2.6.24-rc5, a b43 user reports a problem at bootup. The b43
    >> module, which should be loaded by the ssb module, fails with the
    >> following type of message:
    >> ssb: Sonics Silicon Backplane found on PCI device 0000:0c:00.0 b43:
    >> disagrees about version of symbol ssb_device_is_enabled b43: Unknown
    >> symbol ssb_device_is_enabled b43: disagrees about version of symbol
    >> ssb_pcicore_dev_irqvecs_enable b43: Unknown symbol
    >> ssb_pcicore_dev_irqvecs_enable b43: disagrees about version of symbol
    >> ssb_bus_may_powerdown b43: Unknown symbol ssb_bus_may_powerdown
    >> < and more similar lines....>
    >> If the user issues the commands
    >> rmmod ssb; modprobe b43
    >> then the modules are loaded correctly and the wireless device works.
    >> What could be causing such a problem?
    >> Larry
    > Larry, thanks for pursuing this. I upgraded to 2.6.24-rc6 last night and
    > I don't see this issue anymore. One might think that the clean remake
    > solved the problem (which I am pretty sure I did with rc5 as well); but
    > still does not explain with 2.6.24-rc5, the module would not load on
    > first attempt but then load after the manual:
    > # rmmod ssb;modprobe b43

    Johannes may have been right and that you had a stale initrd. I was going to have you try a 'sudo
    mkinitrd', but it is now fixed.


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