Subject: Re: LKM, evbppc, kernel symbols
To: Ken Roberts <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matt Thomas <email@example.com>
Date: 06/11/2004 08:17:05
On Jun 11, 2004, at 4:39 AM, Ken Roberts wrote:
> I'm attempting to use the EV64260 kernel to load an lkm, but have had
> very little success. In fact, I can't even seem to get PMON to
> correctly load the kernel symbol table. I've even attempted to lift the
> ELF loader code from the NetBSD source, but that got me pretty much the
> same result as the PMON loader. The kernel loads
> and runs correctly, but the symbol table is completely hosed (running
> 'nm /dev/ksyms' yields lots of garbage along with what appear to be
> some valid symbols).
Try using SYMTAB_SPACE.
> Has anyone tried this, and been successful?
Yep. All the time.
> Also, can anyone tell me why LKM support is specifically excluded from
> the evbppc ports (i.e. in sys/Makefile)?
Since evbppc support oea and ibm4xx cpus and each require their own
LKMs (due to header file differences).
Matt Thomas email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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