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make command fails when attempting to build blkwatch.ko file

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PlateSpin Forge 3.3
PlateSpin Migrate 9.2
PlateSpin Protect 10.3


When attempting to build the blkwatch.ko file, as per TID 7005873, the command fails with output similar to the following:
make -C /lib/modules/3.0.74-0.6.10-xen/build M=/root/src modules
make[1]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10-obj/x86_64/xen'
make -C ../../../linux-3.0.74-0.6.10 O=/usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10-obj/x86_64/x       en/. modules
  CC [M]  /root/src/init.o
In file included from /usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10/include/linux/sysctl.h:936,
                 from /usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10/include/linux/kmod.h:27,
                 from /usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10/include/linux/module.h:13,
                 from /root/src/init.c:27:
/usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10/include/linux/rcupdate.h: In function â__kfree_rcuâ       :
/usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10/include/linux/rcupdate.h:822: error: size of array        âtype nameâ is negative
make[4]: *** [/root/src/init.o] Error 1
make[3]: *** [_module_/root/src] Error 2
make[2]: *** [sub-make] Error 2
make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-3.0.74-0.6.10-obj/x86_64/xen'
make: *** [all] Error 2


This error occurs because the 3.0 kernel (or later) is not supported in the following versions of PlateSpin software:
PlateSpin Forge 3.3 or earlier
PlateSpin Migrate 9.2 or earlier
PlateSpin Protect 10.3 or earlier


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  • Document ID:7012555
  • Creation Date:05-JUN-13
  • Modified Date:05-JUN-13
    • NetIQPlateSpin Forge
      PlateSpin Migrate
      PlateSpin Protect

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