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Re: INSMOD failing on MIPS

To: Jon Burgess <>
Subject: Re: INSMOD failing on MIPS
From: Venkata Rajesh Bikkina <>
Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2002 07:35:35 -0800 (PST)
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Hi Jon,

Thankyou very much for your quick reply.
And it worked with your suggestion of adding "-G 0" for linking also.


On Mon, 28 Jan 2002, Jon Burgess wrote:

> >But when i link two '.o' files with ld as
> >"mipsel-linux-ld -r -o temp.o temp.o temp1.o"
> >and insert the output 'temp.o' it is crashing.
> I've seen this before, I think the solution is to use:
> mipsel-linux-ld -G 0 -r -o temp.o temp.o temp1.o
> Without the '-G0' the linker places small common variables into a '.scommon'
> section which insmod fails to relocate.
> 'insmod' should complain in this situation or try to relocate these symbols
> properly.
>      Jon Burgess

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