Bug 2945 - kmod problems
Summary: kmod problems
Keywords:
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 6.0
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
high
high
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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: 2946 (view as bug list)
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 1999-05-20 22:27 UTC by abed
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-07-29 20:51:13 UTC


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Description abed 1999-05-20 22:27:35 UTC
I built a kernel and I answered (y) to the three
questions about module support in xconfig. Then
I recompiled the kernel and all looked ok.

Now when I reboot I get this message:

kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c, errno
= 8

This message scrolls down my screen forever and locks my
computer. The only way out is for me to reboot again using
the kernel that came with RH.

What is wrong ? please help me because i need to build
my own kernel....

Thanks,
Abed

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-21 03:52:59 UTC
*** Bug 2946 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

I built a kernel and I answered (y) to the three
questions about module support in xconfig. Then
I recompiled the kernel and all looked ok.

Now when I reboot I get this message:

kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c, errno
= 8

This message scrolls down my screen forever and locks my
computer. The only way out is for me to reboot again using
the kernel that came with RH.

What is wrong ? please help me because i need to build
my own kernel....

Thanks,
Abed

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 1999-05-21 03:56:59 UTC
Look at the .config file where you compiled the kernel -
Did you say yes to 'CONFIG_BINFMT_ELF'?

------- Email Received From  "Abed M. Hammoud" <abed@anatomic.com> 05/21/99 10:42 -------


------- Email Received From  "Abed M. Hammoud" <abed@anatomic.com> 05/21/99 10:45 -------

Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 1999-07-29 20:51:59 UTC
# CONFIG_BINFMT_ELF is not set
is your problem


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