ARM uClinux loadable modules

Wan ZongShun at
Thu Dec 31 07:45:55 EST 2009

2009/12/10 David Wooff <David.Wooff at>

>  Hi,
> I have successfully built a simple driver module configured for built in
> operation and it runs at startup - great so far.
> I then built it for loadable operation and it builds ok.  I am left with a
> .ko file.  When I download my new image to the target, I cannot see the ko
> file in order to load it.  Do I have to download the module separately or
> should it be part of the image and visible somewhere?

You need not do more job, but copy this .KO file to your root filesystem
directory manually.

>  Is there anything else I need to do other than enabling loadable module
> support and selecting the loadable module <M> in the config?
> I'm running 2.6.30 btw.
> Thanks,
> Dave W.
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