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SubjectRe: upgrading modutils may have fixed: unresolved symbols still in 2.4.30-rc2 (usbserial needs symbol tty_ldisc_ref and tty_ldisc_deref which are EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL)
On Mon, Mar 28, 2005 at 09:00:59PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 06:20:01 +0200,
> Willy Tarreau <willy@w.ods.org> wrote:
> >I believe it's because of genksyms during the build process, I had the
> >exact same problem a few weeks ago on a machine with old modutils. So
> >you should have cleaned everything and rebuilt from scratch after
> >installing your new modutils. BTW, the required modutils in
> >Documentation/Changes is still marked as 2.4.10, I hope it is still
> >enough.
>
> You need modutils >= 2.4.14 to use the combination of
> CONFIG_MODVERSIONS with EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL() on 2.4 kernels.

Thanks for the precision Keith.

So the following seems appropriate ?

--- ./Documentation/Changes.old Sat Mar 26 07:42:46 2005
+++ ./Documentation/Changes Mon Mar 28 13:35:06 2005
@@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
o Gnu make 3.77 # make --version
o binutils 2.9.1.0.25 # ld -v
o util-linux 2.10o # fdformat --version
-o modutils 2.4.10 # insmod -V
+o modutils 2.4.14 # insmod -V
o e2fsprogs 1.25 # tune2fs
o jfsutils 1.0.12 # fsck.jfs -V
o reiserfsprogs 3.6.3 # reiserfsck -V 2>&1|grep reiserfsprogs
Regards,
Willy

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