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SubjectRe: lib.a causing modules not to load
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On Fri, 2003-11-07 at 10:21, James Bottomley wrote:
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And with the actual patch

James

===== fs/Makefile 1.59 vs edited =====
--- 1.59/fs/Makefile Thu Aug 14 20:17:09 2003
+++ edited/fs/Makefile Tue Nov 4 16:33:42 2003
@@ -46,8 +46,10 @@

# Do not add any filesystems before this line
obj-$(CONFIG_EXT3_FS) += ext3/ # Before ext2 so root fs can be ext3
+libobj-$(CONFIG_EXT3_FS) += ext3/
obj-$(CONFIG_JBD) += jbd/
obj-$(CONFIG_EXT2_FS) += ext2/
+libobj-$(CONFIG_EXT2_FS) += ext2/
obj-$(CONFIG_CRAMFS) += cramfs/
obj-$(CONFIG_RAMFS) += ramfs/
obj-$(CONFIG_HUGETLBFS) += hugetlbfs/
@@ -91,3 +93,6 @@
obj-$(CONFIG_XFS_FS) += xfs/
obj-$(CONFIG_AFS_FS) += afs/
obj-$(CONFIG_BEFS_FS) += befs/
+
+# now pick up the lib resolving refs
+obj-y += $(libobj-m)
\ No newline at end of file
===== fs/ext2/Makefile 1.10 vs edited =====
--- 1.10/fs/ext2/Makefile Sat Jul 19 16:53:59 2003
+++ edited/fs/ext2/Makefile Tue Nov 4 16:32:35 2003
@@ -3,6 +3,10 @@
#

obj-$(CONFIG_EXT2_FS) += ext2.o
+libobj-$(CONFIG_EXT2_FS) := librefs.o
+
+# if we're a module, add our lib requirements to the kernel
+obj-y += $(libobj-m)

ext2-y := balloc.o bitmap.o dir.o file.o fsync.o ialloc.o inode.o \
ioctl.o namei.o super.o symlink.o
--- /dev/null 2003-11-02 22:37:48.000000000 -0600
+++ edited/fs/ext2/librefs.c 2003-11-05 11:42:37.000000000 -0600
@@ -0,0 +1,7 @@
+#include <linux/init.h>
+#include <linux/percpu_counter.h>
+
+__init __attribute__((unused)) static void dummy(void)
+{
+ percpu_counter_mod(NULL, 0);
+}
-
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