Bug 57543 - Unresolved symbols in modules on a kernel recompilation
Unresolved symbols in modules on a kernel recompilation
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
alpha Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brock Organ
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Reported: 2001-12-15 02:00 EST by Michal Jaegermann
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-06-07 19:39:39 EDT
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Patch to make modules happy if redefined symbols are in use (370 bytes, patch)
2001-12-15 02:02 EST, Michal Jaegermann
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Description Michal Jaegermann 2001-12-15 02:00:58 EST
Description of Problem:

After recompilation of a kernel cofigured for Alpha-Nautilus
'make modules_install' complains about unresolved symbols
irongate_ioremap and irongate_iounmap for a number of modules.
This module list includes such "exotics" like tulip and support
for X.  The problem is that ioremap and iounmap symbols are
redefined in include/asm-alpha/core_irongate.h but new symbols
are not exported.

An attached patch ensures that required symbols are exported.
Possibly "|| CONFIG_ALPHA_GENERIC" is not required here but this
was not tested.

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Comment 1 Michal Jaegermann 2001-12-15 02:02:20 EST
Created attachment 40729 [details]
Patch to make modules happy if redefined symbols are in use
Comment 2 Michal Jaegermann 2001-12-20 02:23:39 EST
A condition in the attached patch should really be


A patch like that, for 2.4.17rc2, was posted on linux-kernel list.
Comment 3 Alan Cox 2003-06-07 19:39:39 EDT
Alpha is no longer a supported platform

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