[linux-dvb] modprobe dvb-bt8xx gives Invalid module format

Lasse Knudsen lasse.h.knudsen at gmail.com
Mon May 29 14:15:58 CEST 2006

Thanks Matthias
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Matthias Schwarzott" <zzam at gentoo.org>
To: <linux-dvb at linuxtv.org>
Sent: Monday, May 29, 2006 12:49 PM
Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] modprobe dvb-bt8xx gives Invalid module format

> On Monday 29 May 2006 12:43, Lasse Knudsen wrote:
>> Greetings,
> Hi!
>> I managed to build the modules but when i do modprobe i get the following,
>> and i dont understand enough of this to know why. Im trying to get my
>> twinhan DTV cab-ci to work,
>> 02:0d.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video
>> Capture (rev 11)
>> 02:0d.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture
>> (rev 11)
>> Anyone able to tell me if im off in the totally wrong direction?
>> [root at server 2.6.16-1.2122_FC5smp]# modprobe dvb-bt8xx
>> WARNING: Error inserting lgdt330x (/lib/modules/2.6.16-
>> 1.2122_FC5smp/kernel/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/lgdt330x.ko): Invalid
>> module format
>> WARNING: Error inserting zl10353 (/lib/modules/2.6.16-
>> 1.2122_FC5smp/kernel/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/zl10353.ko): Invalid
>> module format
>> WARNING: Error inserting or51211 (/lib/modules/2.6.16-
>> 1.2122_FC5smp/kernel/drivers/media/dvb/frontends/or51211.ko): Invalid
>> module format
> Did you compile it from the same sources you used to compile for an older 
> kernel? Then perheps there is an old .version file in the sources which 
> contains the version-number of the old-kernel. This is then the reason why 
> the created modules are not loadable.
> # rm .version
> Then it works again.
> Matthias

I Did a find on my entire filesystem but i could not find any version files relating to the modules up there, so it did not solve the problem, i did however make a fresh checkout of the sources for v4l-dvb but they just give the modprobe error aswell 

Lasse Knudsen
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