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SubjectRe: modutils: using kallsyms when cross-compiling kernel
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On Fri, 24 Jan 2003 22:06:58 -0600 (CST), 
Kai Germaschewski <kai@tp1.ruhr-uni-bochum.de> wrote:
>On 24 Jan 2003, Roland Dreier wrote:
>
>> Is my diagnosis correct? Is there any easy way for me to fix this (at
>> least enough so that I can build a PPC kernel on x86 with kkallsyms
>> support), or is the only solution to bite the bullet and fix the
>> modutils ELF code to be endianness clean?
>
>You could of course also backport the current 2.5 kallsyms code. This has,
>though originally based on kallsyms, been completely rewritten and not
>much to do with the original patch anymore (and different objectives).

The 2.5 kallsyms code is incomplete. It is missing all the section
data which is required by kernel debuggers and profilers.
http://kerneltrap.org/node.php?id=500

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