insmod failing to insert a simple module
madhu.sk89 at gmail.com
Thu Sep 29 08:01:52 EDT 2016
No it is not the requirement, when I downloaded the source "4.0.5-rc7+" was
latest. Is there any problem with 4.0.5-rc7+?
On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 4:54 PM, Greg KH <greg at kroah.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 03:26:49PM +0530, Madhu K wrote:
> > Hi All,
> > While inserting a kernel module, insmod is failing with following error.
> > insmod: error inserting 'page_walk.ko': Invalid module format.
> > I verified the modinfo of "page_walk.ko" it is showing version magic as
> : 4.0.5_rc7+ SMP mod_unload modversions 686
> Is the kernel version that you are currently running also 4.0.5-rc7+?
> That is a requirement :)
> > what does "mod_unload" mean here?
> You have enabled the ability to unload modules.
> Also look in your kernel log for any specific error messages when trying
> to load a module, it usually will be more verbous than the insmod
> program itself.
> good luck,
> greg k-h
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