On Sat, Feb 24, 2018 at 10:45 AM, Alex Arvelaez <ealejan...@outlook.com>
> On Feb 24, 2018 12:07 AM, Srishti Sharma <srishtis...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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
> >> > 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
> >> > kernel, my system reboots. What should I do so that I am able to boot
> >> > 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 :(
> Are they getting built? did you do make modules_install?
After compilation I got .o files and not .ko , I used make .
> > Regards,
> > Srishti
> >> Hope this helps,
> >> Tobin.
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