Bug 119545 - kernel module binfmt_misc missing
Summary: kernel module binfmt_misc missing
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jason Baron
QA Contact: Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-03-31 11:33 UTC by Toni Willberg
Modified: 2013-03-06 05:56 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-04-02 09:56:50 UTC
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Tracker ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2004:188 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: Updated kernel packages available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3 Update 2 2004-05-11 04:00:00 UTC

Description Toni Willberg 2004-03-31 11:33:34 UTC
* Description of problem:
modprobe: Can't locate module binfmt_misc

# grep BINFMT_MISC /boot/config-2.4.21-4.EL

Module binfmt_misc is not available, even if the default Kernel's
config file suggests it was compiled as a module.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(Freshly installed RHEL 3.0 WS, no updates -yet)

I'm not sure if the module even should be there, just noticed this
when evaluating a software that requires binfmt_misc functionality.

Comment 1 Toni Willberg 2004-03-31 11:47:41 UTC
kernel-2.4.21-9.0.1.EL.athlon.ron also seems to be missing binfmt_misc

Comment 2 Ernie Petrides 2004-03-31 22:42:07 UTC
This problem has been fixed in RHEL 3 U2.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 107915 ***

Comment 3 Toni Willberg 2004-04-02 09:56:50 UTC
Actually this is not a dup of 107915, but more like end-user problem. 

I just learned that binfmt_misc is available in the
kernel-unsupported-...rpm package. This solves my problem.

I should have digged the documentation further, perhaps it's said
there somewhere.

Comment 4 John Flanagan 2004-05-12 01:08:47 UTC
An errata has been issued which should help the problem described in this bug report. 
This report is therefore being closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, please follow the link below. You may reopen 
this bug report if the solution does not work for you.


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