Kernel 2054 breaks nvidia.ko loading
davej at redhat.com
Thu Mar 16 02:53:34 UTC 2006
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 at 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
> > > 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.
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