Bug 459702 - mkinitrd doesn't pickup ./updates modules
mkinitrd doesn't pickup ./updates modules
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: mkinitrd (Show other bugs)
5.2
All Linux
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Assigned To: Brian Lane
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Reported: 2008-08-21 09:37 EDT by Ask Bjørn Hansen
Modified: 2013-03-20 09:37 EDT (History)
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Description Ask Bjørn Hansen 2008-08-21 09:37:52 EDT
Description of problem:
I've placed a newer version of a module in ./updates - mkinitrd ignores it.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
5.1.19.6


How reproducible:
100%


Steps to Reproduce:

# find /lib/modules | grep 3w-9  | xargs ls -l | grep 1\.10
-rwxr--r-- 1 root root  82832 Aug  5 09:06 /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.10.el5/kernel/drivers/scsi/3w-9xxx.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 366918 Aug 21 09:33 /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.10.el5/updates/3w-9xxx.ko

2. mkinitrd -v  -f /boot/initrd-2.6.18-92.1.10.el5.img 2.6.18-92.1.10.el5
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copy from `/lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.10.el5/kernel/drivers/scsi/3w-9xxx.ko' [elf64-x86-64] to `/tmp/initrd.Lz8582/lib/3w-9xxx.ko' [elf64-x86-64]


3. (unpack initrd) and 
 # ls -l lib/3w-9xxx.ko 
-rw------- 1 root root 83168 Aug 21 09:37 lib/3w-9xxx.ko

  
Actual results:

The "stock" module file is used.

Expected results:

The module file from the updates directory should be used.
Comment 1 David Cantrell 2013-03-20 09:37:55 EDT
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