Re: Problems compiling ipvs-0.8.2

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Subject: Re: Problems compiling ipvs-0.8.2
From: Ben North <ben@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Dec 2001 11:22:22 +0000
Daniel Martin Legazpe wrote:
> >>But, when I 'make install' I've got the following new error:
> >>
> >>  [root@eceiolab ipvs]# insmod ip_vs.o
> >>                  ip_vs.o: unresolved symbol buffermem_pages
> >>                  ip_vs.o: unresolved symbol nr_free_pages
> >>                  ip_vs.o: unresolved symbol page_cache_size
> >>                  ip_vs.o: [...]

I wrote:
> >Even if you compile IPVS as a module, there are still some
> >kernel changes required.  There should be a patch file called
> >linux_kernel_ksyms_c.diff in your ipvs-0.x.y directory [...]

Daniel wrote:
> Hello Ben, I've got running my Redhat 6.0 with 2.4.12 kernel with all the
> needed patchets and with netfilter support. So, this can not be the 
> problem, can it ?

Well, those three symbols are the ones the patch mentions, so
something /is/ going on with that by the look of it.  Can you
check /proc/ksyms for anything including buffermem_pages etc.?
Sometimes you get problems like this if you have compiled a
kernel with module versioning information but then compiled a
module without versioning.  Might something like this have

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