[Fwd: Re: r6218 - in trunk/BOOK: . chapter01 chapter05 prologue]

Bryan Kadzban bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net
Wed Jun 29 03:57:41 PDT 2005


Jim Gifford wrote:
> Fixing this vulnerability required a change in the Application Binary
> Interface (ABI) of the kernel. This means that third party user
> installed modules might not work any more with the new kernel, so
> this fixed kernel has a new ABI version number. You have to recompile
> and reinstall all third party modules.
> 

I thought people had to do that anyway -- for all new kernels they install?
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