Re: is not plain file nor directory

From: Keith Owens (
Date: Wed Dec 11 2002 - 04:46:01 EST

On Wed, 11 Dec 2002 00:16:25 +0000,
"Wahib Nackad" <> wrote:
>I'm able to compile kernel 2.4.20 via SRPMS with spec file without problem
>as long as I don't enable pcmcia support with the kernel. If I enable pcmcia
>support, then compilation fail when the 'make module_install' command runs
>and return the following error message for each pcmcia drivers:
>/var/tmp/kernel-2.4.20-root/lib/modules/2.4.20-1/pcmcia/xircom_tulip_cb.o is
>not plain file nor directory

depmod detects symlinks and resolves them, this error should never
happen for valid symlinks. Run depmod with -v, post the 10 lines
starting with 'resolving xircom_tulip_cb.o symlink'.

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