Re: Over-riding symbols in the Kernel causes Kernel Panic

From: linux-os (Dick Johnson)
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 09:21:58 EST

On Wed, 23 Nov 2005, Ashutosh Naik wrote:

> Hi,
> I made e1000 ( or for that matter anything) a part of the 2.6.15-rc1
> kernel and booted the kernel. Next I compiled e1000 as a module (
> e1000.ko ), and tried to insmod it into the kernel( which already had
> e1000 a compiled as a part of the kernel). I observed that
> /proc/kallsyms contained two copies of all the symbols exported by
> e1000, and I also got a Kernel Panic on the way.
> Is this behaviour natural and desirable ?
> Regards and Thanks
> -A

When the new module interface was implemented, new bugs were
introduced. You just found another one!

Dick Johnson
Penguin : Linux version on an i686 machine (5589.55 BogoMips).
Warning : 98.36% of all statistics are fiction.

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