Re: Upgrading kernel across multiple machines

From: Randy.Dunlap
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 18:02:32 EST

On Wed, 09 Aug 2006 14:52:41 -0700 Brian McGrew wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm using a Dell PE1800 and I've built a new kernel on the machine
> that works fine. However, if I tar up /lib/modules/ and /boot and
> move it onto another Dell PE1800 running the exact same software (FC3/Stock
> install) the new kernel doesn't boot.
> On machine #1 life is good but moving it to machine #2, I get
> /lib/ata_piix.ko: -l unknown symbol in module.
> What am I missing? Someone help please, I'm in a major time crunch!

Hi again,
Were you able to get any more kernel log messages?
They will say exactly which symbol(s) is missing.

Maybe adding "debug" to the kernel command line would produce more
messages, although many init scripts change that setting (ugh).

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