#17 centos4.6 insmod reports *Unknown symbol in module

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2008-01-13
2008-01-13
Rickard Plars
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[root@sentinel qc-usb-0.6.6]# uname -a
Linux sentinel 2.6.9-67.0.1.EL #1 Wed Dec 19 15:50:25 EST 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux

[root@sentinel qc-usb-0.6.6]# cat /etc/redhat-release
CentOS release 4.6 (Final)

[root@sentinel qc-usb-0.6.6]# make all

......

[root@sentinel qc-usb-0.6.6]# insmod ./quickcam.ko
insmod: error inserting './quickcam.ko': -1 Unknown symbol in module

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  • Rickard Plars
    Rickard Plars
    2008-01-13

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    user_id=617025
    Originator: YES

    Seem to be some symbols in the driver are unknown to the kernel
    /var/log/messages
    Jan 13 11:08:43 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_devdata
    Jan 13 11:08:43 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_unregister_device
    Jan 13 11:08:43 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_register_device
    Jan 13 11:09:32 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_devdata
    Jan 13 11:09:32 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_unregister_device
    Jan 13 11:09:32 localhost kernel: quickcam: Unknown symbol video_register_device

     
  • Rickard Plars
    Rickard Plars
    2008-01-13

    Logged In: YES
    user_id=617025
    Originator: YES

    modprobe videodev solved the problem, sorry for the bugreport, but it took me best part of a day to find the solution.

     
  • Rickard Plars
    Rickard Plars
    2008-01-13

    • status: open --> closed