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Re: Unknown symbol register_framebuffer

To: kaka <share.kt@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Unknown symbol register_framebuffer
From: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 15:15:56 +0200 (CEST)
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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On Fri, 12 Oct 2007, kaka wrote:
> > WHile installing framebuffer driver for BCM chip in MIPS platform(cross
> > compiled in intel 86).
> > I am getting the following error.
> >
> 
> Since it is cross compiled and running on MIPS platform, the linux doesn't
> support modinfo command to find the dependencies.

Really? I just tried `modinfo' of an ia32 box on a cross-compiled module
for a ppc64 box, and it worked fine.

> > # 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

As mentioned before, please talk to the supplier of your module about these
references to `printf', `malloc', and `free'.

Gr{oetje,eeting}s,

                                                Geert

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