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Re: Dynamic linking of kernel module bug?

From: Ian Lance Taylor
Subject: Re: Dynamic linking of kernel module bug?
Date: 15 Apr 2004 09:15:17 -0400
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Seshaprasad V <address@hidden> writes:

> I am facing an issue, which I feel has something to do with the dynamic
> linking runtime support in linux for loadable kernel modules. Following
> is a description of the issue:
> I have a module which has an extern variable. The variable is declared
> in a statically linked part of the kernel(linux). When i try to
> load the module(using insmod), i get an unresolved symbol error. However
> when the driver is statically linked, i don't get the error. 

The binutils include the ld program, which is used to link programs.
However, the binutils do not include insmod or any other programs
which deals with loadable kernel modules.  You need to ask on some
other mailing list.  Sorry.


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