Dynamic Kernel support for kernels 2.4.18-18.7.xsmp
Steve_Boley at Dell.com
Tue Dec 10 10:28:01 CST 2002
Attached is an edited sourcefile that will enable the driver to build. If
you want to edit the dcesm.c yourself, change first 3 malloc. and vmalloc.h
to slab.h and then the driver will build. Implicit rules in 2.4.18-1xxx
kernels were changed and malloc was deprecated and fails due to that.
From: Brian E. Seppanen [mailto:seppy at chartermi.net]
Sent: Tuesday, December 10, 2002 9:29 AM
To: Linux-Poweredge at exchange.dell.com
Subject: Dynamic Kernel support for kernels 2.4.18-18.7.xsmp
I've got a couple of poweredge 1650's running Openmanage 1.2 on redhat
linux 7.3, and I've tried upgrading the kernels to the newest redhat
errata kernels (2.4.18-18.7.xsmp). Doing so gives me the following errors
and dynamic kernel support will not work.
Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.18-18.7.xsmp/misc/esm.o
with depmod -e
I get the following
I have the headers, glibc-kernheaders, and all of the other necessities
for dynamic kernel support and it works fine up to 2.4.18-10smp.
Is there any way to resolve these dependencies or get the newer kernels to
coexist with the upgrades.
The newest errata fixes a local denial of service, so that patch would be
nice to have.
seppy at chartermi.net
906-228-4226 ext 23
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