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Re: Interrupts in modules

To: Steve Papacharalambous <stevep@lineo.com>
Subject: Re: Interrupts in modules
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Sun, 22 Jul 2001 11:28:37 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <3B59FC0D.6CAD443C@lineo.com>; from stevep@lineo.com on Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 11:02:53PM +0100
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On Sat, Jul 21, 2001 at 11:02:53PM +0100, Steve Papacharalambous wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> Are there any limitations or precautions needed with interrupt handlers
> in loadable modules?
> 
> The reason for asking is that I have an interrupt handler which works
> fine when compiled into the kernel, but causes the kernel to crash when
> it is a loadable module,

There are some gas bugs which may generate the bad binary code. It
happened to me with the tulip driver. The current Linux binutils
should be ok.


H.J.

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