PCMCIA link failed with test4-bk9

Florin Iucha florin at iucha.net
Mon Sep 8 20:17:00 BST 2003

On Mon, Sep 08, 2003 at 07:50:00PM -0400, Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Sun, 7 Sep 2003, Florin Iucha wrote:
> > I was trying to build a 2.6.0-test4-bk9 kernel for my laptop and the
> > link failed with:
> >   LD      init/built-in.o
> >   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
> > drivers/built-in.o(.text+0x911bc): In function `CardServices':
> > : undefined reference to `pcmcia_deregister_client'
> I cannot reproduce this problem with Linux 2.6.0-test5.  I don't think
> something was fixed.  It's more likely you have some local problem.
> drivers/pcmcia/Makefile has been unchanged between test4 and test5.
> pcmcia_deregister_client is exported by cs.c, which should be linked into
> the kernel in your configuration.

There was a typo in -bk9: pcmcia_deregister_client was defined as
pcmcia_deregister_clientR. RMK published a patch on LKML and the patch
is included in LKML.

> > The kernel that I am using now is 2.6.0-test4-mm4.
> Sorry, it's not clear whether this kernel is OK for you.  Anyway,
> 2.6.0-test5 is OK.

It was working for me since I was using (running) it 8^)

Thank you,


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