Re: fix for the module problems in 2.1.11

David S. Miller (
Wed, 20 Nov 1996 00:43:02 -0500

Date: Tue, 19 Nov 1996 17:37:49 -0500 (EST)
From: Ion Badulescu <>

As it seems nobody has a proper solution to this problem, here is my
interim hack to allow modules loading. Remember, this is a _hack_, not a
real solution, and should be regarded as such.

Patch follows...

Your patch only seems to confirm my theory that there is a bug in
strncpy_from_user() on the Intel. ;-)

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