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SubjectRe: modules 2.1.8 fix

did you have filesystems built as modules? msdos and isofs don't
work for me although sound.o and ppp.o do.

--Jauder

On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Ion Badulescu wrote:

> On Mon, 11 Nov 1996, Jacques Gelinas wrote:
>
> > Some people have reported a bug about this. The bug is that some module
> > lack a bss. Here is the official patch I intend to include in the next
> > release of modules-2.1.8
>
> [patch removed]
>
> The patch does not solve much, as insmod still segfaults on its own test,
> drv_hello.o, leaving the module uninitialized. insmod from modules-2.0.0
> inserts it just fine...
>
> By the way, this is with kernel 2.0.24 - I got 2.1.8 compiled, but I
> haven't rebooted yet. I'm gonna do it now...
>
> [several minutes and an oops - solved - later :)]
>
> It looks like it's working with 2.1.8. I tried inserting all the modules I
> had, and they all got in just fine. Back to 2.0.24 for further testing...
>
> [2.0.24]
>
> Hmm... I guess I should have tested it more. insmod works flawlessly with
> all the 2.0.24 modules that I could find, but _not_ with its own drv_hello
> test module. :-)
>
>
> Ionut
>
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