Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 233234
Missing definition for mutex_destroy in linux/kernel.h
Last modified: 2013-03-06 00:59:48 EST
Description of problem:
First I filed this one to the CentOS Issue Tracking System because I actually
don't use the retail one but I was told to report to Red Hat too. So here it goes:
The mutex backport patch (linux-2.6.9-mutex-backport.patch) that emulates kernel
mutex introduced in 2.6.16 apparently does not provide the definition for
This breaks the module build, otherwise ends up with an undefined symbol.
I encountered the problem when I was building FUSE.
Here's the result of dmesg:
fuse: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
fuse: Unknown symbol mutex_destroy
Attached is a quick fix for this problem. This is a replacement of the patch
itself, not a to the patch.
Created attachment 150552 [details]
A quick patch.
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Committed in 68.17.EL . RPMS are available at http://people.redhat.com/vgoyal/rhel4/
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