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Ticket #2221 (assigned defect)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

Unknown symbols when insmod for madwifi-free

Reported by: anonymous Assigned to: proski (accepted)
Priority: minor Milestone:
Component: madwifi: HAL Version: madwifi-free-branch
Keywords: Cc:
Patch is attached: 0 Pending: 0

Description (Last modified by mrenzmann)

I have mips based board, and I could compile the madwifi-free branch, but when I insmod:

insmod ./ath_hal.ko 
ath_hal: Unknown symbol __stop_set_ah_rfs
ath_hal: Unknown symbol __start_set_ah_chips
ath_hal: Unknown symbol __start_set_ah_rfs
ath_hal: Unknown symbol __stop_set_ah_chips

Since this is very new, I think there is something easy missing, I hope Proski can look at it fast, please Email louay dot sakka @


sets.diff (5.1 kB) - added by Will on 01/08/09 19:21:59.
Add a linker script and fixup compilation

Change History

01/08/09 06:27:35 changed by mrenzmann

  • description changed.

01/08/09 14:23:03 changed by anonymous

I have the same problem when using madwifi-free-r3901-20081222 on a 2.4.37 kernel. System runs on an Intel Pentium (old laptop).

01/08/09 19:21:59 changed by Will

  • attachment sets.diff added.

Add a linker script and fixup compilation

01/08/09 19:23:59 changed by Will

Signed-Off-By: Will

It does, however, crash elsewhere during attach.

01/19/09 07:17:28 changed by proski

  • priority changed from major to minor.
  • status changed from new to assigned.
  • owner set to proski.

A different approach based on weak symbols has been committed. However, this approach looks very nice and should be considered, as it's much closer to the mechanism used in FreeBSD. However, it would be better to avoid changes to the HAL sources beyond what is strictly necessary.

01/19/09 07:18:42 changed by proski

  • version set to madwifi-free.