unresolved symbol

Bob Piatek bobtek at fishcamp.com
Tue Jan 1 11:47:30 EST 2002

OK. I updated the modutils package and that fixed it!  Thanks so much.


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-----Original Message-----
From: Tom Rini [mailto:tmrini at cpe-24-221-152-185.az.sprintbbd.net] On
Behalf Of Tom Rini
Sent: Monday, December 31, 2001 3:02 PM
To: Bob Piatek
Cc: linuxppc-embedded at lists.linuxppc.org
Subject: Re: unresolved symbol

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
> 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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