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SubjectRe: Kernel PPP driver broken in 2.4.10-pre14
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Hi!

Next time do not waste your time; check the mailing list beforehand...

That problem was found, fixed and now waiting on some very-very long
queue to be merged.

H.

On Saturday 22 September 2001 11:47, Martin Heiss wrote:
> Hi,
> the linux kernel 2.4.10-pre14 ppp driver seems to be broken for me.
> In kernels <= 2.4.9 it used to work fine!
>
> When i try to insmod the "ppp_async" module it complains about "unresolved
> symbol tty_register_ldisc" and therefore refuses to load.
>
> After looking at the changes being introduced in 2.4.10-pre I was able to
> fix the problem:
>
> The problem is caused by the fact, that in 2.4.10-pre* the line
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(tty_register_ldisc);
> has been _removed_ from 'net/netsyms.c'
>
> after readding this line (i added the "EXPORT_SYMBOL(tty_register_ldisc);"
> right under the tty_register_ldisc declaration in "drivers/char/tty_io.c",
> but "net/netsyms.c" should work too) and recompiling everything now works
> fine for me. (ppp_async now loads correctly again)
>
> Therefore I recommend you to readd the
> EXPORT_SYMBOL(tty_register_ldisc);
> line whereever you consider it the right place (e.g. drivers/char/tty_io.c
> etc)
>
> cu
>
> Martin Heiss
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