Subject: Re: version of a kernel module? and modload man page
To: Rhialto <>
From: Jeff Rizzo <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 03/23/2006 08:14:46
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Rhialto wrote:
> On Wed 22 Mar 2006 at 18:04:12 -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
>  =20
>> LKM 'pf': kernel version mismatch - LKM 201000000, kernel 200000000
>>    =20
> I recently got something like that, when I tried to load an aperture lk=
> which I had compiled with pkg_comp. Strangely enough, it claimed that
> the lkm was for version 399somethign while the system was 300zeros.
> I don't quite understand where it got the 399* version number from,
> since I had compiled it under the same kernel as the one was running.
> The only thing that was 3.99+ (i.e. some -current) was the file server
> where the chroot files were actually located.
> Compiling again without pkg_comp make the issue go away. I'm puzzled
> however how it could ever occur.
>  =20

If the /usr/src mounted under pkg_comp's chroot was -current, this would
have happened - it's not the version of the running kernel, it's the
version of the source tree the LKM is compiled against.  (specifically,


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