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Old 06-07-2002, 12:22 AM   #1
jvs
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Sample Driver Module incompatibility with Kernel version (or gcc version)


Hello,

I am a newbie to Linux driver programming, I wrote a sample program from a book which has init_module() and clean_module() only. When I tried to insmod the object file (which is compiled using gcc), it gives a message "the module cannot be loaded as it requires the kernel version to be 2.4.0-0.26smp "
My current kernel version is 2.2.16-22smp with RedHat Linux 7.
Can anyone help me out in loading module succesfully into kernel???

Thanks in advance
JVS
 
Old 06-07-2002, 01:40 AM   #2
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the kernel headers you used may be of the kernel version 2.4.0-0.26 and you may be currently loaded the kernel of version 2.2.16-22smp
 
  


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