Subject: Re: ntfs module broken ?
To: None <>
From: Nouvelles Fraiches <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2003 18:32:34
Le Wed, 5 Feb 2003 17:00:59 GMT (Christos Zoulas) a =E9crit :

> In article <>,
> Nouvelles Fraiches <> wrote:
> - make sure that your NT volume has not been upgraded to a dynamic volume.
It has not. I don't use XP very often. Anyway, as I wrote in the first mess=
age, compiling in NTFS support via 'file-system NTFS' in my kernel config w=
> - make sure that the running kernel and the .o modloaded file are from
>   the same sources.
They are. I haven't found any documentation explaining that modules are not=
 compiled when kernel is, but after crashing (and having my first core unde=
r NEtBSD :-)) when modloading any module, I understood one have to recompil=
e modules -- if they are used -- upon kernel change. So I recompiled userla=

Why isn't there a target to recompile modules (and not the whole u=
serland) ?

> christos
> >Hello,
> >
> >I'm running NetBSD-current supped and compiled yesterday. Since I'm
> >quite new to NetBSD, I'm still tweaking my kernel configuration. My box
> >has a Win XP partition on it, and I've removed the file-system NTFS
> >option from my kernel config file to try the ntfs.o module (and also
> >recompiled userland to make the /usr/lkm/ntfs.o up to date). I must say
> >this was my first attempt to try the ntfs module, I still can access
> >NTFS partitions when compiling in NTFS filesytem.
> >
> >After having rebooted under my new kernel with a new userland, issuing a
> >modload ntfs.o seems to hang the box. If I switch to another vt, I can
> >type my login, then I never get the password prompt. I have to  break
> >into ddb and type reboot. After that, I have a ntfs executable file in
> >/usr/lkm, next to ntfs.o.
> >
> >Again, I don't know if ntfs module has ever worked, and compiling in
> >ntfs support works. But procfs, fdesc and ext2fs modules load fine. Am I
> >missing something ? Is ntfs module dependent on something I should
> >modload before (e.g. msdosfs.o) ?
> >
> >I can provide dmesg and/or kernel config if it helps.