In the course of compiling a kernel to fit a certain binary module
(SX6000 Promise raid controller) I wonder how I can force
a kernel having a certain version number. (The module otherwise
doesn't load). using insmod -f gives a seg fault btw.
(RH 6.1, kernel 2.2.16)
I was running 2.2.17-14 before but since the binary module did not fit
the kernel version I stepped back to 2.2.16, downloaed and compiled
(BTW, what are the patch files with same kernel version for?)
I got a modules directory /lib/modules/2.2.16-3 somehow.
Can I force to have a directory for kernel and modules of 2.2.16-22?
This is the version the binary module is built for.
What mechanism produces the -xx subversion?
And coming back to the raid controller module. How do I tell the
kernel to load it at boot time (to detect and configure my raid disks)?