What is the deal with Linux kernel modules? Please excuse my
ignorance, since for the last few years I've been using FreeBSD and
Solaris, where modules Just Work, so I'm a bit at sea.
Having just installed RedHat 6.2 on my desktop PC, having decided it
was less work to move to linux than get VMware, Helix GNOME, and sundy
other Linux-centric things working on FreeBSD, I got around to
recompiling the supplied kernel, and did the following:
Now, when I rebooted, I got pages of 'Unresolved symbols in
/lib/modules/2.2.14-5.0/misc/vfat.o' etc. etc. etc.
As a workaround, I've configured a monolithic kernel instead, and that
works, but alas, VMware wants to compile its special vmware module, so
it turns out I do need to solve the problem.
I've read through the kernel-HOWTO, and the modules installation
mini-HOWTO, but I can't for the life of me figure out what I've done
to stop it from Just Working like it does everywhere else.
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