[uClinux-dev] kernel modules

David McCullough davidm at snapgear.com
Wed Nov 14 18:46:45 EST 2001


Jivin Fabrice Gautier lays it down ...
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kendrick G. Hamilton [mailto:hamilton at SEDSystems.ca]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2001 2:28 PM
> > To: Uclinux-Dev (E-mail)
> > Subject: Re: [uClinux-dev] kernel modules
> > 
> > 
> > Yes it does. We have loadable modules for character devices. 
> > Why do you
> > say this?
> 
> Well, i'm not sure exactly how modules works, but i was wondering where they
> were loaded, if they need to be compiled with PIC (like shared libraries)
> and how the relocations works. 

The are normal '.o' files,  insmod does the relocation on them.

Cheers,
Davidm

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