Re: porting driver to 2.6, still unknown relocs... :(
From: Stephen Hemminger
Date: Wed Aug 27 2003 - 12:09:50 EST
On 27 Aug 2003 16:59:38 +0100
Alan Cox <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> 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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