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Re: 5.99.3 amd64 kernel panic when loading modules

On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 07:59:11PM +0000, David Laight wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 22, 2008 at 06:42:52PM +0100, Christoph Egger wrote:
> > 
> > I found and solved this.
> > The issue was simply userland too old.
> > Updating the hole userland (including /boot) to match the kernel version
> > fixed it.

At a guess Christoph recompiled his kernel without DEBUG or made some other
change to sidestep this well known bug.
> Except that the usual update procedure is to install and run with the
> new kernel first. Only when the kernel is known to be ok is the rest
> of userland updated.
> So we have a massive backwards compatibility issue.

2+2=5 ?


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