Re: Compiling Driver code for 2.6 kernel

From: Arjan van de Ven
Date: Mon Jul 17 2006 - 06:46:32 EST

On Mon, 2006-07-17 at 16:10 +0530, Subbu wrote:
> Hi,
> Please Help me as i am newbie to 2.6 kernel.
> I have My driver code for 2.4.20 kernel(Here i generate .o with 100's
> of .objs linked together).

wow that's a lot; I suspect you're going to want to consolidate that
somewhat when you send your driver for inclusion into the

> I have a main GNUMakefile linked with 10's of individual make files
> w.r.t different directories
> i am able to compile my source code and able to link all individual
> modules and generate final module.o (2.6). but i am not sure how to
> genrate .ko from the module.o i have.

see Documentation/kbuild directory, it has many examples on this

but... it sounds like you oversplit your module... do you have a pointer
to the source of it? Maybe I can give some useful suggestions on how to
organize it...

Arjan van de Ven

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