Subject: Re: loadable device driver
To: None <>
From: Ben Harris <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 05/03/2001 12:33:19
In article <> you write:
>On Tue, May 01, 2001 at 08:35:30PM +0200, Jaromír Dolecek wrote:
>> Bharani Chadalavada wrote:
>> > But it is a bit disappointing to know that lkm is broken. Can you be more
>> > specific? What part of it is broken?Is it broken only in netbsd-current or in
>> > netbsd 1.5??
>> It's broken on NetBSD/mips only, it has never worked there.
>I think and /arm32 (don't know about /arm26) and /powerpc.

FWIW, it's not broken for this reason on arm26 (the arm26 address space is
small enough that relative branches can reach everywhere), but since I
haven't tested it, I expect there are other, less fundamental problems.

Ben Harris                                                   <>
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