Re: Module ipx.o does not load with Linux 2.2.14 : PATCH

From: Chris Rankin (rankinc@zip.com.au)
Date: Mon Mar 06 2000 - 08:10:00 EST


> The kernel Makefiles do not calculate module versions correctly under
> all circumstances. When you get _R__ver_ in a symbol, the Makefiles
> have silently failed. The only guaranteed solution when this situation
> occurs is to save your config and restart from scratch.
>
> mv .config ..
> make mrproper (clean is not enough to fixup module versions)
> mv ../.config .
> make oldconfig
> make dep clean && make bzImage modules
> install kernel and modules

OK - I did try "make clean" and you're right, it wasn't enough
:-). (I had tried adding IPX support to an existing config, which fits
too.) However, what I have currently works and isn't hideously awful
and so I'll leave it as-is for now.

Cheers,
Chris.
 

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