Re: loading aztcd.o as a module (fwd)

Callum McKenzie (
Wed, 12 Jul 1995 19:14:13 +1200 (NZST)

It was written :
> This from a friend of mine; he is not yet using Elf anything. I noticed
> with various of the elf patches that there was a rejection in aztcd.c;
> perhaps that is related. Does anyone use aztcd.c with modules *without*
> elf in 1.3.x?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> Date: Sun, 9 Jul 1995 22:06:22 -0400 (EDT)
> From: hank heidt <>
> To:
> Subject: loading aztcd.o as a module
> Dave,
> I compiled 1.3.8 today and I am trying to load my cd driver as a module
> when I load it by typing
> insmod /lib/modules/1.3.8/misc/aztcd.o
> I get the message
> _bad_user_access_length undefined
> Do you know what this means?
> ...

I recently compiled the 1.3.8 modules, I dont's use aztcd.o, but other modules broke. The error message was similar, an undefined symbol, but it was a
different symbol, _strlen, or something like that. I didn't have time to
investigate before 1.3.9 came out, I also checked out the modules for this
and it seems headed for a similar problem, but I'm more interested in a
working system at the moment than trying to go bug-hunting, so I've just
compiled what I want into the kernel.

In fact, I don't think the modules even fully compiled. The SCSI modules fell