unresolved symbol

Tom Rini trini at kernel.crashing.org
Tue Jan 1 10:01:58 EST 2002

On Mon, Dec 31, 2001 at 02:47:28PM -0800, Bob Piatek wrote:

> Correct me if I'm wrong, but it looks like the problem is caused by the
> kernel not exporting the symbols that are needed by the module and not
> in the actual module itself.  Is it that I built the kernel wrong
> somehow, or maybe the libraries in 'simple-ramdisk' image aren't
> sufficient, or is it something else?

Well, the kernel knows about its symbols at compile time, based on stuff
from the modutils program.  So, if you have a bad/missing genksyms
program, you won't get any symbols.

Tom Rini (TR1265)

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