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Old 11-18-2006, 03:39 AM   #1
carl0ski
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Add single Module to Kernel Suse 10.1


Hi
i'm hoping to mount squashfs isos (LiveCD format)
however the default Suse 10.1 doesnt support squashfs
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/SquashFS-HOWTO/


I've used the squashfs guides
the mksquashfs tool installed correctly
and the kernel-sources patched correctly with squashfs

however even after installing the new kernel with squashfs set as a module
it doesnt work / isnt available
and i still cannot not mount squashfs files.

Is there an easier way without replacing the entire kernel?
What am i doing wrong? :S
Code:
# uname -a
Linux linux-desktop 2.6.16.13-4-smp #2 SMP Sat Nov 18 13:21:22 EST 2006 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

# find /lib/modules/2.6.16.13-4-smp/ -type f -iname '*.o' -or -iname '*.ko'|grep -i sq
/lib/modules/2.6.16.13-4-smp/kernel/fs/squashfs/squashfs.ko

# modprobe squashfs
FATAL: Module squashfs not found.
 
Old 11-18-2006, 12:49 PM   #2
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well it looks like
1) patch failed
2) you did not update grub (and still booting to default suse kernel)
3) you have made other mistake

beside:
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Also, remember that in most cases you will need a clean (original) Linux kernel source from kernel.org.
while this;
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# uname -a
Linux linux-desktop 2.6.16.13-4-smp
does not look like "clean (original) Linux kernel source from kernel.org."
 
  


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