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Re: Unknown symbol errors in insmod <driver name>

To: kaka <share.kt@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Unknown symbol errors in insmod <driver name>
From: Thiemo Seufer <ths@networkno.de>
Date: Wed, 10 Oct 2007 18:10:31 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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kaka wrote:
> Hi All,
> 
> WHile installing framebuffer driver for BCM chip in MIPS platform(cross
> compiled in intel 86).
> I am getting the following error.
> Can somebody help in this regard?
> Thanks in Advance.
> 
> # insmod brcmstfb.ko
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol unregister_framebuffer
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol printf
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol __make_dp
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol malloc
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol framebuffer_alloc
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol fb_find_mode
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol fb_dealloc_cmap
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol brcm_dir_entry
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol register_framebuffer
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol fb_alloc_cmap
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol framebuffer_release
> brcmstfb: Unknown symbol free

Ask the supplier of "brcmstfb.ko" what they did there. printf/malloc/free
aren't functions which are normally available from kernel proper.


Thiemo

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