Bug 55624 - 2.4.13-0.3 - unresolved symbols in ldev_mgr module
Summary: 2.4.13-0.3 - unresolved symbols in ldev_mgr module
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Version: 1.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Dave Jones
QA Contact: Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-11-03 00:47 UTC by Tim Clymo
Modified: 2015-01-04 22:01 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-30 03:24:24 UTC
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Description Tim Clymo 2001-11-03 00:47:50 UTC
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Description of problem:
rpm --rebuild kernel-2.4.13-0.3.src.rpm|grep depmod:
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in
/var/tmp/kernel-2.4.13-0.3-root/lib/modules/2.4.13-0.3BOOT/kernel/drivers/evms/ldev_mgr.o
depmod: 	gendisk_head


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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.See description
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Actual Results:  Kernel build moans about unresolved symbols

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Comment 1 Bill Crawford 2001-11-14 10:47:48 UTC
FWIW deleting the offending modules cures the error message, but is obviously
not much help if anyone wants to use it :o)

Looks like a missing EXPORT_SYMBOL(gendisk_head) in genhd.c


Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2001-11-14 10:55:06 UTC
Not quite; that symbol is not available for modules for a good reason:
there are access functions for the list in question which take care of proper
locking; evms accesses it directly while violating the locking rules for it....
IBM is fixing it in evms

Comment 3 Bill Crawford 2001-11-14 11:23:36 UTC
Ah.



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