Bug 120867 - (IDE)Building kernel with modular ide support fails
Summary: (IDE)Building kernel with modular ide support fails
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 1
Hardware: i686 Linux
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Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
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Reported: 2004-04-14 17:41 UTC by Lee Olsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:10 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-29 20:19:47 UTC
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Description Lee Olsen 2004-04-14 17:41:05 UTC
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Description of problem:
depmod reports undefined symbols in the ide modules.
The symbols appear to be defined in the ide-probe module, but
circular references prevent depmod from producing a usable dependency
In order to use a soundblaster 16 ide interface as something other than
ide3, ide support *MUST* be modular to allow isapnp configuration to
take place before ide resources are assigned.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.make xconfig (or menuconfig)
2.for "block devices/ata/atapi support", choose "m"
3.make modules_install

Actual Results:  Undefined symbols reported by depmod

Expected Results:  No errors

Additional info:

Comment 1 Alan Cox 2004-05-03 00:49:54 UTC
Known problem, upstream too. You should however be able to build all
of IDE compiled in except ide-pnp

Comment 2 Lee Olsen 2004-05-03 16:57:10 UTC
Building without ide-pnp is useless, as the hardware prompting this
kernel configuration is definitely ide-pnp (sb16) in need of pnp
configuration prior to ide activation.
This problem being known and upstream is good news, and the developers
responsible for it may be thinking about it.

Comment 3 David Lawrence 2004-09-29 20:19:47 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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