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Re: Unknown symbol register_framebuffer

To: kaka <share.kt@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: Unknown symbol register_framebuffer
From: Freddy Spierenburg <freddy@dusktilldawn.nl>
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2007 20:19:35 +0200
Cc: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org
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Hi Kaka,

On Fri, Oct 12, 2007 at 08:26:26PM +0530, kaka wrote:
> On 10/12/07, Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org> wrote:
> > As mentioned before, please talk to the supplier of your module about
> > these references to `printf', `malloc', and `free'.
> > 
> COuld you plz let us know how to link the kernel symbol so that the KLM
> brcmstfb.ko can find the symbols?

The mentioned routines are not part of the kernel. They are part
of you C-library. Please do understand that the Linux kernel does
(and can) not use any external library. It's a huge beast on it's
own. Hence it's not possible to link the kernel to these library
routines.

Look into kernel source for clues on how to replace those
routines. :) 


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