uppc kmod installation problem

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Wed Aug 1 16:40:58 UTC 2007

on 26/07/2007 17:13 Andriy Gapon said the following:
> It seems that installation action of uppc-kmod port (do-install target)
> uses incorrect tool to put uppc.ko in its destination. It seems that the
> tool (${INSTALL_PROGRAM}) corrupts the .ko, so that it is not a valid
> kernel module anymore. If I put uppc.ko into /boot/kernel and do kldxref
> then kldxref complains about missing symbol table in uppc.ko and dumps
> core. If the module is loaded then it crashes my system.
> On the other hand, if I simply copy uppc.ko from work directory then it
> works ok.
> Some system info:
> FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p3 amd64

This problem seems to be the same as the one described here:

There seems to be something special about amd64, kernel modules and
'install -s' / strip.

Andriy Gapon

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