lkml.org 
[lkml]   [2003]   [Aug]   [27]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
/
Date
From
SubjectRe: porting driver to 2.6, still unknown relocs... :(
On 27 Aug 2003 16:59:38 +0100
Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk> 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.

-
To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
the body of a message to majordomo@vger.kernel.org
More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html
Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

\
 
 \ /
  Last update: 2005-03-22 13:48    [W:0.050 / U:1.524 seconds]
©2003-2020 Jasper Spaans|hosted at Digital Ocean and TransIP|Read the blog|Advertise on this site