Either insmod or depmod should complain if it can detect a scenario
Matthew D. Dharm Senior Software Designer
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> Cc: Kevin Paul Herbert; Linux-MIPS
> Subject: Re: Is this a toolchain bug?
> Matthew Dharm wrote:
> > 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.
> To me, this looks like a problem with common symbols that I have run
> into a couple of times (I think it was in i2o).
> Compiling with -fno-common or linking with -d worked for me.
> (Or avoid having uninitialized global variables.)
> I guess insmod should actually complain in this case ?!