Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 57543
Unresolved symbols in modules on a kernel recompilation
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:38:43 EDT
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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Created attachment 40729 [details]
Patch to make modules happy if redefined symbols are in use
A condition in the attached patch should really be
A patch like that, for 2.4.17rc2, was posted on linux-kernel list.
Alpha is no longer a supported platform