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SubjectRe: missing symbol do_softirq in net moduels for pre-2
On Saturday 09 June 2001 12:56, Wayne Whitney wrote:
> In mailing-lists.linux-kernel, Keith Owens wrote:
> > On Sat, 9 Jun 2001 Ed Tomlinson <> wrote:
> > > Built -pre2 and noticed most of the modules in net/* are getting
> > > a missing symbol for do_softirq.
> >
> >
> Hmm, I don't think this is it--I'm seeing the same thing, and I have
> tried 'make mrproper'. All symbols are getting versionated except
> certain calls to do_softirq() in, e.g., sunrpc.o and the iptables
> modules.
> I looked into this, and I believe the problem is due to 2.4.6-pre2's
> change to the i386 local_bh_enable() macro--the C version has been
> replaced with an assembly language version that does "call
> do_doftirq;". Perhaps this function call from the assembly language
> version does not get versionated?

In my case its off a clean tree patched with lvm, ide patches, dma timeout
retry patch and reiserfs fixes. Did we not have a problem a while back
in ac with versioned symbols in assembly?

Ed Tomlinson
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