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Re: insmod hates RELA?

To: Ralf Baechle <>
Subject: Re: insmod hates RELA?
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 6 Oct 2000 12:26:28 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: Gordon McNutt <>,,
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Fri, 6 Oct 2000, Ralf Baechle wrote:

> A possible explanation would be that you use the wrong binutils, have a
> corrupt module file or try to load a module for another architecture or
> modutils being plain broken?

 The linker tends to create empty .rela sections even if there is no input
for them.  This actually is a minor error and until (unless) we modify the
linker just use the quick fix for modutils that is available from my FTP
site (not that these modutils actually work ;-) ). 

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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