On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 4:59 AM, Tobin C. Harding <m...@tobin.cc> wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 22, 2018 at 02:42:23AM +0530, Srishti Sharma wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > While trying to load a module from the linux-next branch
> Do you mean from linux-next tree or from a branch called linux-next in
> some other tree?  (Not that it matters that much :)
> >, I get the error
> > that the module format is invalid, this was because the kernel I compiled
> > was different from the kernel I was trying to load the module into, so I
> > installed the kernel from the same source as the module, and it booted
> for
> > only once right after the installation. When I try to boot into the same
> > kernel, my system reboots. What should I do so that I am able to boot
> into
> > it everytime ?
> What are you trying to achieve?  Are you doing testing on linux-next or
> do you just want to use the module?  If you just want to use the module
> you could build the module for the current running kernel instead of
> rebuilding the kernel.  Copy the module someplace and write a new
> makefile same as you would if you were developing your own [test]
> modules.
> (For the record I happened to be trying to learn about linux-next myself
> this morning and built a kernel that just goes into a reboot loop
> without even getting to the grub menu.  It boots in a VM though so now
> I'm playing with the cofig.)
> Something was wrong with the configuration file, so I copied the
configuration of my running kernel and it boots now, but after running
make, the modules don't get generated, so there is something I am missing
in the configuration options again :(


> Hope this helps,
> Tobin.
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