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SubjectRe: porting driver to 2.6, still unknown relocs... :(
On 27 Aug 2003 16:59:38 +0100
Alan Cox <> wrote:

> On Mer, 2003-08-27 at 16:34, LGW wrote:
> > The driver is mostly a wrapper around a generic driver released by the
> > manufacturer, and that's written in C++. But it worked like this for the
> > 2.4.x kernel series, so I think it has something todo with the new
> > module loader code. Possibly ld misses something when linking the object
> > specific stuff like constructors?
> The new module loader is kernel side, it may well not know some of the
> C++ specific relocation types.

You did something that was explicitly not supported on 2.4 and it worked,
it broke on 2.6.

The fact that it worked it all on 2.4 was a fluke.

It's time to breakdown, do the right thing and figure out how to rewrite/translate the
C++ code to C.

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