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SubjectRe: 2.6.11-rc2-mm1: SuperIO scx200 breakage
On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 19:29:26 +0100
Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 24, 2005 at 09:43:36PM +0300, Evgeniy Polyakov wrote:
> > On Mon, 24 Jan 2005 18:54:49 +0100
> > Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
> >
> > > It seems noone who reviewed the SuperIO patches noticed that there are
> > > now two modules "scx200" in the kernel...
> >
> > They are almost mutually exlusive(SuperIO contains more advanced),
> > so I do not see any problem here.
>
> The Kconfig files allow building both modular at the same time.
>
> > Only one of them can be loaded in a time.
>
> You are assuming the module support was in able to correctly handle two
> modules with the same name...
>
> > So what does exactly bother you?
>
> if [ -r System.map ]; then /sbin/depmod -ae -F System.map 2.6.11-rc2-mm1; fi
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/i2c/busses/scx200_i2c.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_base
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/i2c/busses/scx200_i2c.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_configure
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/i2c/busses/scx200_i2c.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_shadow
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/char/scx200_gpio.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_base
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/char/scx200_gpio.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_configure
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.6.11-rc2-mm1/kernel/drivers/char/scx200_gpio.ko needs unknown symbol scx200_gpio_shadow

Sorry, I can not buy it.
Above symbols are defined in old scx200 driver, and I it is depmod
who tries to get them from superio.

I definitely sure that it must be solved on the other layers.

But nevertheless, obviously it is much easier to change superio's scx200 name
and I will do it.

>
> cu
> Adrian
>
> --
>
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> of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
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Evgeniy Polyakov

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