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Re: Busybox v0.60.2 insmod gives segmentation fault without any m essage

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: Busybox v0.60.2 insmod gives segmentation fault without any m essages when trying to load a loadable module
From: David Daney <ddaney@avtrex.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 12:49:08 -0700
Cc: Marcus Gustafsson <marcus.gustafsson@kreatel.se>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Ralf Baechle wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 17, 2004 at 09:24:49AM +0200, Marcus Gustafsson wrote:
> 
> 
>>Im using gcc-3.3.3 and busybox-0.60.5 and insmod works if I strip the debug
>>symbols from the module.
> 
> 
> Seems that insmod is derived from an awfully old version from kernel.org;
> this bug was fixed years ago.
> 

GCC 3.3 introduced several new debugging information sections.  The
ability of insmod to handle these new sections was not added until
around October 2003 (to my best recollection).

David Daney.


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