Re: problems building bzImage with 2.5.*

From: Greg KH (
Date: Sat Sep 21 2002 - 17:51:09 EST

On Sat, Sep 21, 2002 at 11:35:27AM -0700, Burton Samograd wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm quite new to the list and I'm not sure if this has been posted
> already but I thought I would give it a shot. I've been trying to
> build the 2.5.* kernels (2.5.37 at the moment but this has happened
> with previous version as well) and when doing a make bzImage i keep
> getting the following error during the final linkage:

Enable CONFIG_HOTPLUG or downgrade your version of binutils. That
should fix the symptom.

As to how to fix the problem, you have to dig to determine which driver
is trying to reference a pointer that is marked __exit.

Hope this helps,

greg k-h
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