Re: cannot load *any* modules with 2.4 kernel

From: Keith Owens
Date: Sun May 21 2006 - 21:54:38 EST

Willy Tarreau (on Sun, 21 May 2006 10:40:55 +0200) wrote:
>On Sun, May 21, 2006 at 03:00:39AM -0400, George Nychis wrote:
>> Grepping 2 or 3:
>> [root@emu-5 net]# grep enable_irq /proc/ksyms
>> c010a5e0 enable_irq_R__ver_enable_irq
>> c0343610 matroxfb_enable_irq_R__ver_matroxfb_enable_irq
>> [root@emu-5 net]# grep printk /proc/ksyms
>> c011aee0 printk_R__ver_printk
>> [root@emu-5 net]# grep kmalloc /proc/ksyms
>> c0132c60 kmalloc_R__ver_kmalloc
>> c03c07e0 sock_kmalloc_R__ver_sock_kmalloc
> ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>There should be and 'R' followed by 8 hex digits here. I remember I
>already came across this once, but unfortunately I don't remember how
>nor how I fixed it.

Broken kernel build system in 2.4. It does not always build the module
version data correctly. Save your 2.4 .config, make mrproper
(critical), restore your .config then
make oldconfig
make dep
make bzImage modules
make modules_install

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