[PlanetCCRMA] alsa kernel modules: invalid module format

Samuel Sieb samuel@sieb.net
Mon Nov 8 14:12:01 2004

Aaron Heller wrote:

>A year or so ago, when I was trying to use alsa kernel modules compiled for
>i686 on my M9000 (this is a low-power processor that is missing some
>optional i686 instructions), I did not get invalid module format error
>messages like the above.  The modules loaded just fine, but then raised
>SIGILL (illegal instruction) errors the first time the code was invoked,
>e.g., when alsactl loads the saved mixer settings.
But you were probably running the i686 kernel, right?  I'm running an 
i586 kernel, but the i586 alsa modules are actually labelled as i686, so 
the kernel says they don't match.