Roeland Th. Jansen (bengel@xs4all.nl)
30 Oct 1996 19:33:16 -0000

compiling the kernel with the NI6510 ethernet driver fails :

rm -f lib.a
ar rcs lib.a checksum.o semaphore.o
make[2]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-2.0.24/arch/i386/lib'
make[1]: Leaving directory /usr/src/linux-2.0.24/arch/i386/lib'
ld -m elf_i386 -Ttext 0x100000 -e stext arch/i386/kernel/head.o init/main.o
init/version.o \
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o arch/i386/mm/mm.o kernel/kernel.o mm/mm.o
fs/fs.o ipc/ipc.o net/network.a \
fs/filesystems.a \
drivers/block/block.a drivers/char/char.a drivers/net/net.a
drivers/pci/pci.a \
/usr/src/linux-2.0.24/lib/lib.a /usr/src/linux-2.0.24/arch/i386/lib/lib.a -o
net/network.a(core.o): In function et_dev_init':
core.o(.text+0x249d): undefined reference to i65_init'
make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1

removing the driver from the config and the kernel compiles fine.

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