Re: Watchdog WDT cards

Dave Cinege (
Fri, 27 Jun 97 06:41:35 -0500

On Thu, 26 Jun 1997 21:59:38 -0400 (EDT), Nicolas St-Pierre wrote:

> Hi!
>I've acquired a watchdog WDT 501 card and tried to include it in the
>kernel config but I noticed it wouldn't initialise at all during bootup.
>So I compiled it as a module and I got this message when using insmod:
>/lib/modules/2.0.30/misc/wdt.o: unresolved symbol misc_deregister_Rced05cc5
>/lib/modules/2.0.30/misc/wdt.o: unresolved symbol misc_register_Red14d90d

depmod it?

>This is off a system with a vanilla slackware 3.2 install w/ libc 5.4.23.
>The same module works fine on my own linux box at home with 2.0.30 and
>libc 5.4.23 (but manually upgraded since slackware 2.0)
>If anyone has such a card working on 2.0.30 or knows what could be causing
>this error, pleace contact me.

I just set a bunch of these up. I compiled the functionally into the kernel
no module, and ran the softdog program at boot and it works fine. I don't
think this should be modularized. Using Debian 1.3.0, and 2.0.30.

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