Problems compiling hostap-driver for kernel 2.6.3

Pavel Roskin proski
Mon Feb 23 12:39:51 PST 2004

On Mon, 23 Feb 2004, Julian Finn wrote:

> now it worked, but I have the following problem:
> hyperion:~/hostap-driver-0.2.0# modprobe hostap_pci
> WARNING: Error inserting hostap
> (/lib/modules/2.6.3/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/hostap.ko): Invalid
> module format
> FATAL: Error inserting hostap_pci
> (/lib/modules/2.6.3/kernel/drivers/net/wireless/hostap_pci.ko): Invalid
> module format

You may have obsolete or incorrectly installed module-init-tools.  Get and
install the latest version 3.0-pre10 from

Run depmod to see if the module dependencies are OK.

> What am I doing wrong?

You are not giving enough information.  If a program gives an error
message you don't expect, there is a high probability that the program is
wrong.  If you don't give its version, other people have to guess
something that is trivial for you to find.

Pavel Roskin

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