[RC5] rc564 and suse 6.2 smp problems.

Thomas K. Gamble tgamble at roadrunner.com
Tue Oct 12 18:41:06 EDT 1999

On Sun, 10 Oct 1999, Matthias Schrader wrote:
> Hi,
> >  I suppose the problem could be due to some
> > difference in the way suse builds the smp kernel, or some difference in
> > intalled libraries, modules, etc.
> Maybe the latter. I´ve had some mysterious problems too with my 1st smp
> kernel. They´ve vanished after I set EXTRAVERSION=smp in
> /usr/src/linux/Makefile (only while compiling an smp kernel). With this the
> new modules get installed in /var/lib/modules/2.X.YYsmp and the non-smp
> modules stay separated in /var/lib/modules/2.X.YY
> It seems the smp kernel only loves smp modules and vice versa.

I edited the Makefile as you suggested, but it made no difference, however, I
do have a nagging suspicion the problem is a result of some configuration
problem on the system since many other people seem not to have the problem.
I just don't know where to look next. (sigh)

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