[buug] modprobing antiquated modules
itz at speakeasy.org
Sat Jun 22 12:41:59 PDT 2002
Mark> Incidentally I can't insmod -f under kernel 2.4.18... It comes
Mark> up with an unresolved dependency on 'tlec' or some such.
kronstadt:~$ gid -f /var/local/id-utils/_usr_local_src_debian_linux.ID -r '.*t[l1]ec.*'
perhaps another creation of the same manufacturer?
Mark> Module kernel version 2.4.2-2
Mark> Current kernel version 2.4.18
Mark> Module path /lib/modules/misc/itex1483-2.4.2-2.o
Mark> Trying to insmod the module compiled under 2.4.2 generates a
Mark> bunch of crazy errors and a segmentation fault, but loads the
Mark> driver anyway into a perpetually "initializing" state.
Mark> Maybe I should just try the kernel source for 2.4.3 and hope
Mark> it's less likely I'll get a symbol problem than with 2.4.18.
Mark> Or can I get it to stay quiet about the conflict?
Mark> Or can I get it to find the dependency from the 2.4.2 System.map
Mark> and load that module version without errors?
Can you get the source for the module? It looks like it just won't
load the way it is compiled. Even if you could deceive it by feeding
it the wrong System.map things would almost certainly break.
Mark> Maybe I should just find a DSL modem that connects to
Mark> Thanks for your "sage" advice though. Argh.
That wasn't me, that was Brian. If you want to talk to me or someone
else with a passive-aggressive streak and keep it cool, you'd better
watch the attributions carefully ..
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