[arch-general] Upgraded kmod, but --ignored linux & glibc, modules still in /lib - can I reboot safely?

Ariel Popper ariel at drakkn.net
Sun Jul 15 16:01:56 EDT 2012

On 7/15/2012 3:55 PM, C Anthony Risinger wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 15, 2012 at 2:25 PM, David Benfell
> <benfell at parts-unknown.org> wrote:
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>> On 07/15/12 08:07, Leonid Isaev wrote:
>>> The kernel is not new, but the same with a changed location of the
>>> modules. Why would you ever want to mask linux?
>> Those of us who are running Linodes may well all share this issue,
>> because Linode supplies the kernel. But isn't this what kmod is for (I
>> hope, I hope!)?
> it's pretty easy to run a custom kernel on Linode -- that's what i do
> with mine at least.
> ... prob not really an answer in your mind :-) but a possibility.
> personally i'm curious why it's an issue at all -- if /lib/ is a
> symlink, why can't modules in /usr/lib/ be found?  doesn't kmod follow
> symlinks? ... all my stuff is working fine, but now i'm compelled to
> seek the answer.
I am having no troubles at all using 3.4.2-linode44 on an i686 instance.

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