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Re: 2.4.6-pre1

To: "Mark Pinto" <mark.pinto@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: 2.4.6-pre1
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2001 09:17:45 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from "Mark Pinto" <mark.pinto@capitolcreag.com> of "Wed, 06 Jun 2001 10:08:49 EDT." <HOEOJMMEKJAACDEHMFBCCELJCAAA.mark.pinto@capitolcreag.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> I was using yesterday's 2.4.5 cvs kernel just fine...today, I went to to try
> out 2.4.6-pre1.  Everything works perfectly, except for iptables.  How XFS
> has anything to iptables, I cant understand.  The reason I believe it to be
> an issue with this new cvs kernel, is that when I boot from yesterday's cvs
> kernel iptables works fine.  They're both configured exactly the same, with
> netfilter support built in and iptables (and all the other iptables goodies)
> as modules.  After installing the 2.4.6-pre1 kernel and rebooting, iptables
> simply refuses to work.  I look in /lib/modules/2.4.6-pre1-xfs and sure
> enough, the modules for them are there.  modprobe ip_tables fails, saying
> unresolved symbols.  depmod -a just spits out the same thing at me.
> Any suggestions?

Has to be a 2.4.6-pre1 bug, have you looked on linux kernel for anyone else
with the same issues. I did incorporate one symbol export fix into the tree
above and beyond those in the original patch from Linus, but that was for
something else.

The second question is which symbols?

The third question is can you live with iptables built into the kernel?


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