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Re: Kernel 2054 breaks nvidia.ko loading



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'll be fixed in the very first update kernel for FC5, which
> will likely be within the first few days of release.
> 
> 		Dave
> 
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