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SubjectRe: warning during make modules
On Mon, 11 Dec 2000 19:05:42 +0800, 
"Corisen" <> wrote:
>Thanks for your reply. The below mentioned warning messages where displayed
>while using modutils 2.3.22. Guess I need to apply the patch you mentioned
>to removed all the anonying messages.
>As I've not applied any patch before, pls advise where should I download the
>patch and the instructions for patching pls.

The patch is in the original email, reproduced below. It is against
linux-2.4.0-test12-pre7 but will fit -pre8 as well. The Kernel-HOWTO
(part of the howto package) has a section on patching the kernel.

Index: 0-test12-pre7.1/include/linux/module.h
--- 0-test12-pre7.1/include/linux/module.h Thu, 07 Dec 2000 09:20:04 +1100 kaos (linux-2.4/W/33_module.h 644)
+++ 0-test12-pre7.2(w)/include/linux/module.h Mon, 11 Dec 2000 20:26:22 +1100 kaos (linux-2.4/W/33_module.h 644)
@@ -247,12 +247,6 @@ static const struct gtype##_id * __modul
__attribute__ ((unused)) = name
#define MODULE_DEVICE_TABLE(type,name) \
-/* not put to .modinfo section to avoid section type conflicts */
-/* The attributes of a section are set the first time the section is
- seen; we want .modinfo to not be allocated. */
-__asm__(".section .modinfo\n\t.previous");

/* Define the module variable, and usage macros. */
extern struct module __this_module;
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