Bug 154769 - Build kernel modules 2.6.11 and after with CONFIG_DRM=m
Build kernel modules 2.6.11 and after with CONFIG_DRM=m
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-13 21:48 EDT by Robert Marcano
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:18 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-09-05 02:38:18 EDT
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Description Robert Marcano 2005-04-13 21:48:31 EDT
Description of problem:

Unable to load an externally compiled video kernel module (ATI v8.12.10) with
the latest release 2.6.11 kernel, The error after runnng dmesg:

"*ERROR* Unable to the open some already present DRM kernel module!"

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


Additional info:

This message on the kml:

explains that it is recommended for kernels 2.6.11 and after to config DRM as a
module: CONFIG_DRM=m, a change from the current value: CONFIG_DRM=y

This change solves the problem loading the ATI driver
Comment 1 Dave Jones 2005-04-14 01:30:08 EDT
Fixed in CVS for FC3/FC4, will be in subsequent builds.

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