kldload: can't load /usr/local/modules/fuse.ko: Exec format error & fusefs-ntfs-1.253

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 03:21:47 PST 2008

On 12/3/08, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 12/3/08, Dino Vliet <dino_vliet at yahoo.com> wrote:
>  > Hi people,
>  >
>  >  I can't use my maxtor basic 640gb external harddrive on Freebsd amd64 running 7.0 because when I try to load fusefs with this command, kldload /usr/local/modules/fuse.ko I get the following error:
>  >
>  >  kldload: can't load /usr/local/modules/fuse.ko: Exec format error
>  >
>  >
>  >  Does anyone have a clue as to what is causing this behavior?
> How did you install the fusefs-kmod was it from a package or did you
>  build it through the ports system?
>  The most likely cause of this error is due to the fuse.ko module was
>  not built against the same source as your kernel.  Rebuild fusefs-kmod
>  and that should resolve the problem.
I usually see this problem after cvs updating the FreeBSD sources and
then rebuilding a module, and trying to load that module.

Rebuilding the kernel and all external modules should resolve the problem.


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