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RE: Is this a toolchain bug?

To: "Daniel Jacobowitz" <dan@debian.org>
Subject: RE: Is this a toolchain bug?
From: "Matthew Dharm" <mdharm@momenco.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 17:18:09 -0800
Cc: "Kevin Paul Herbert" <kph@ayrnetworks.com>, "Linux-MIPS" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
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In-reply-to: <20020225201327.A2427@nevyn.them.org>
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Got the -G 0....

Honestly, I'm pretty sure it was compiled with the right flags.  They
match the flags I'm using to build the kernel, at least as far as I
can see.

Matt

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Jacobowitz [mailto:dan@debian.org]
> Sent: Monday, February 25, 2002 5:13 PM
> To: Matthew Dharm
> Cc: Kevin Paul Herbert; Linux-MIPS
> Subject: Re: Is this a toolchain bug?
>
>
> On Mon, Feb 25, 2002 at 12:30:38PM -0800, Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > Well, that fixes it.  The driver works out-of-the-box
> with just some
> > minor makefile modifications.
> >
> > So, we've got a problem somewhere in the module handling.
>  Either the
> > symbol wasn't being relocated properly, or it wasn't
> being allocated
> > properly, or something.  I'm not an expert in this region of the
> > kernel, but my guess is that we're going to see this more and more
> > often, so someone with a clue should take a look at this.
> >
> > I'm more than willing to help, as I seem to be the only
> person with a
> > 100% reproducable situation.  But I really have no idea
> even where to
> > begin looking... my expertise ends right about at
> objdump, and even
> > then I'm not certain how some of that data should look
> for loadable
> > modules.
>
> Silly question... was the module built with the correct
> flags?  Look at
> a command line; does it have all the same options as when
> you build a
> module in the kernel source?
>
> I bet something's missing.  Probably -G 0...
>
> --
> Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon
> University
> MontaVista Software                         Debian
> GNU/Linux Developer
>


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