Bug 53017 - Kernel src installs modules in wrong location
Summary: Kernel src installs modules in wrong location
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel   
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Version: roswell
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-09-01 21:08 UTC by cbagwell
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:36 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-09-04 14:45:34 UTC
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Description cbagwell 2001-09-01 21:08:14 UTC
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Description of problem:
I upgraded to kernel-2.4.7-6 via up2date (along with source code).

I decided to build a custom kernel and install it.  When I did, I noticed
that all modules were installed in /lib/modules/2.4.7-6custom.

After rebooting, I noticed that kernel though is still reporting a uname -r
of 2.4.7-6 and is trying to access the wrong modules.

I kinda like the idea of adding the custom to all source code so users will
not overwrite their known good kernel and modules.  BUT for it to work, you
will also need to modify /usr/src/linux-2.4/include/linux/version.h to add
this keyword as well.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Download source and compile
2. Install
3. Reboot and watch module dependency failures.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2001-09-03 11:20:26 UTC
The version.h is supposed to be rebuild automatically when you rebuild your
tree; I suspect a missing Makefile dependency, will check
Thanks for the report!

Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2001-09-04 19:08:59 UTC
Ok fix works.
Thanks for reporting this!

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