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Re: [Xen-users] Tainted kernel module?

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Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Tainted kernel module?
From: Mark Williamson <mark.williamson@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 5 Oct 2007 02:59:47 +0100
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> Some time ago, I noticed that whilst I had upgraded to Xen 3.1
> (kernel 2.6.18-xen), I'd forgot to upgrade the paravirt DomU .cfg
> kernels from 2.6.16-xen to reflect this. So, I upgraded the DomU
> kernels & ran into issues with mounting devices, and the ext3 module
> not being available.
> After a bit of faffing about, I managed to sort this out and load the
> ext3 module.
> However, now, in the domU's dmesg, I see...
> ---
> ide_generic: no version for "struct_module" found: kernel tainted.
> ---
> Is this anything to be concerned about? How can I fix this?
> Running RHEL 4.5 Dom0, with CentOS 4.5 guests.

Is some of this perhaps because you didn't upgrade the modules in the initrd 
being used by the guests?


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