Re: test13-preX: DRM (tdfx.o) unresolved symbols fixed?

From: Dieter Nützel (
Date: Wed Dec 27 2000 - 18:50:32 EST

Am Mittwoch, 27. Dezember 2000 11:07 schrieb Nils Philippsen:
> Hi all,
> On Wed, 27 Dec 2000, Dieter [iso-8859-1] Nützel wrote:
> > I got this since test13-pre1 (pre4, now):
> >
> > SunWave1>depmod -e
> > depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in
> > /lib/modules/2.4.0-test13-pre4/kernel/drivers/char/drm/tdfx.o
> [snipped]
> > Something missing in the 'new' drm/Makefile?
> From the test13-pre4 patch, the only difference I can see is that shared
> code is now in drmlib.a instead of the object files being linked
> individually for each drm module.

Yep, I saw this, too.

> If I do `nm tdfx.o|grep printk`, with test12 I get only this:
> U printk_R1b7d4074

SunWave1>cd ../../../../../2.4.0-test12-pre7/kernel/drivers/char/drm/
SunWave1>nm tdfx.o | grep printk
         U printk_R1b7d4074

> with test13-pre4 on my home machine, I get the mangled symbol name plus a
> non-mangled one, both unresolved, maybe that causes problems.

SunWave1>cd ../../../../../2.4.0-test13-pre4/kernel/drivers/char/drm/
SunWave1>nm tdfx.o | grep printk
         U printk
         U printk_R1b7d4074

But the strange thing is this:

SunWave1>depmod -e
depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in
depmod: remap_page_range
depmod: _mmx_memcpy
depmod: __wake_up
depmod: mtrr_add
depmod: __generic_copy_from_user
depmod: schedule


Dieter Nützel
Graduate Student, Computer Science

University of Hamburg Department of Computer Science Cognitive Systems Group Vogt-Kölln-Straße 30 D-22527 Hamburg, Germany

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