Re: problems with modules in test6 and test7 kernels

From: Juan J. Quintela (
Date: Mon Aug 28 2000 - 18:26:25 EST

>>>>> "pollywog" == Pollywog <> writes:

pollywog> It appears that something is different in the way modules are started in the
pollywog> test6 and test7 kernels. When I boot to one of these kernels, I get lots of
pollywog> module errors and my machine locks up mid-boot.

pollywog> I use Debian, and I suspect perhaps Debian's way of making kernel packages
pollywog> does not yet know how to cope with the changes.

pollywog> Is there some place where I can RTM and find out what is going on?
pollywog> The documentation that comes with the test kernel did not answer my questions.

pollywog> I have no problem booting to test kernel 5 so this is something that just
pollywog> changed in test6 kernel.

Are you using the last versions of packages that appear in
linux/Documentation/Changes. Lastest kernels require the last
modutils version, and it will not work with previous ones.

Later, Juan.

In theory, practice and theory are the same, but in practice they 
are different -- Larry McVoy
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