On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 01:53:04PM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> I am trying to use insmod on a MIPS platform. I try to install a simple
> module & get the following errors:
> local symbol gcc2_compiled. with index 10 exceeds local_symtab_size 10
> local symbol __gnu_compiled_c with index 11 exceeds local_symtab_size 10
This is a gas bug which somebody just fixed. As a workaround for the time
until we can deploy the fix please re-link modules with a command like
ld -r -o new.o broken.o.
> I use the following line for generating the object file:
> mipsel-linux-gcc -D__KERNEL__ -DMODULE -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2
> -fomit-frame-pointer -G 0 -mno-abicalls -fno-pic -mcpu=r3000 -mlong-calls
> -mips1 -pipe -c
> I am using modutils version 2.3.11. We have tried both Debian and RedHat
> sources cross-compiled for MIPS with the following options:
> CC=mipsel-linux-gcc CFLAGS="-I../linux/include -DMIPS"
> RANLIB=mipsel-linux-ranlib AR=mipsel-linux-ar ./configure --disable-kerneld
> --disable-compat-2-0 --enable-insmod-static --target=mipsel-linux
> However the problem still remains.
Please upgrade to the latest modutils from ftp.kernel.org; it has a bugfixes
which are important for MIPS.