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Old 09-18-2007, 03:57 AM   #1
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error "cannot allocate memory"


We were trying to insert the ext2 module in kernel version 2.6.21.5 .
The linux we are using is SuSE 10.1 . While inserting the ext2 module we got an error "Cannot allocate memory". Can you suggest us
why this error occured.

We have done following steps:
1. We copied ext3 on Desktop
2. make clean
3. make -C /../../../linux-2.6.21.5/ M=$(pwd) modules
4. then ext2.ko is formed
5. insmod ext2.ko
6. then an error "cannot allocate memory" occured
 
Old 09-18-2007, 05:41 AM   #2
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When using insmod, it is not necessary to include the filename extension.

Try 'insmod ext2' without the .ko extension.
 
  


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