[HEADS UP] Kernel modules don't work properly in FreeBSD 8.1-RC1

Ted Faber faber at isi.edu
Wed Jun 23 15:45:35 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 11:03:45AM -0400, Ryan Stone wrote:
> I have to admit that I'm more than a little surprised that this
> problem does not affect modules that in src, but maybe that's because
> I don't know all that much about FreeBSD's build infrastructure.  Are
> the src modules being linked with a linker script that is not being
> used for out-of-src modules?  Are the people affected by this not
> using the base compiler to build ports?(I see that this affects PC-BSD
> as well, and I'd be a little surprised to learn that it wasn't using
> the base compiler).

I had the problem on i386, base compiler.  It also affects the sample
module in /usr/share/examples/kld/cdev/ which also uses the base
compiler, if you want a case w/o th eports infrastructure.

Ted Faber
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