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Re: Can modules be stripped?

To: Scott A McConnell <>
Subject: Re: Can modules be stripped?
From: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <>
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 18:57:09 +0200 (MET DST)
Cc: "MIPS/Linux List (SGI)" <>
In-reply-to: <>
Organization: Technical University of Gdansk
On Fri, 12 Apr 2002, Scott A McConnell wrote:

> If I strip a module, insmod dies in obj_load() with Floating point
> exception.

 You can't strip modules as they are relocatables -- global symbols and
relocations have to stay intact.  You may try `strip -d' if you want to
remove debugging symbols.

+  Maciej W. Rozycki, Technical University of Gdansk, Poland   +
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