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Re: Kernel 2054 breaks nvidia.ko loading



On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 08:48:50PM -0600, Jeff Vian wrote:
 > On Wed, 2006-03-15 at 21:20 -0500, Dave Jones wrote:
 > > On Wed, Mar 15, 2006 at 07:11:26PM -0600, Jonathan Berry wrote:
 > >  > On 3/15/06, Jim Bevier <jim jbsys com> wrote:
 > >  > > It seems the kernel from today, 2054, breaks the loading of the nvidia.ko
 > >  > > module.  I get the message "nvidia: Unknown symbol print_tainted".  Building
 > >  > > of VMware module does not have any problem.  The last good kernel that
 > >  > > worked was 2045.  Was the symbol deleted?
 > >  > 
 > >  > I am seeing a problem with loading the nvidia module as well.  Builds
 > <snip>
 > >  > EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(print_tainted);
 > >  > Looks like the symbol is there and exported.  Granted, I'm not an that
 > >  > knowledgeable about such things, but that looks okay to me.  Anyone
 > >  > have any ideas what is going on here?
 > > 
 > > An oversight on my part.
 > > print_tainted is used in the spinlock macros, so essentially,
 > > the macro is made GPL-only too.  I've reverted that change
 > > in cvs, but it's too late for the final FC5 image, which is
 > > already being pushed out to mirrors.
 > > 
 > Already being pushed to mirrors?  The official release time after the
 > last message on delay is still at least 4 days away (March 20).  That
 > seems awfully early to me.

It takes a long time to stage things to mirrors.

		Dave

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