[DRBD-user] Problems updating to 8.3.6 - could not load drbd module

Tobias Appel tappel at eso.org
Thu Nov 26 13:02:49 CET 2009

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I'm running Scientific Linux (RHEL) and just updated our kernel. Since I 
had to build a new kernel module I thought why not upgrade from 8.3.4 to 

So I configured drbd with this command:

./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-km

Then obviously did make and make install - no problems.

Then I did cd drbd and ran make clean all which left me with the drbd.ko 
and it seems fine.

But when I try to start DRBD it says:

Starting DRBD resources: Can not load the drbd module.

When I try to locate drbd.ko it looks like it's in the correct place:


As you can see, the one from before and the one for the new (currently 
running) kernel.

What else could be the problem now? I did the compile and make as root.


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