On Wed, Jan 16, 2008 at 06:02:22PM +0800, rae l wrote: > hello, Rusty: > I encountered a problem when modules compiled built-in with bzImage: > > open-iscsi is an iSCSI software, it has a userspace daemon(iscsid) and > a userspace mani tool(iscsiadm) and a kernel module > (scsi_transport_iscsi), > recently the kernel module has been accepted into the official kernel > release; since the module licensed with GPL, it could be compiled as > built-in, > > but when I compiled the module within the bzImage, the problem appeared: > > tux ~ # iscsid -f > iscsid: Missing or Invalid version from > /sys/module/scsi_transport_iscsi/version. Make sure a up to date > scsi_transport_iscsi module is loaded and a up todate version of > iscsid is running. Exiting... > > this is just because iscsid hope there's an external module could be > under /sys/module, and read the kernel module's version information, > but if the module compiled built-in, all its module information > discarded and it doesn't appeared under /sys/module/, that would break > iscsid. > > Now the problem is: > > Should we provide module information under > /sys/module/<module-name>/... even if the module compiled built-in > with bzImage? > Or just this module(scsi_transport_iscsi) should be marked with [M] only? > > if the former solution is preferred, I would be happy to work on > MODULE_INFO-like macros improvements with CONFIG_MODULE undefined.
I recall Magnus Damm did something in this respect. Try to google a bit and see if you hit something that can be used as inspiration. I was maybe only for module parameters (autoparm was the name I think). It is not a perfect fit but maybe a help. Sam --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "open-iscsi" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe from this group, send email to [EMAIL PROTECTED] For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/open-iscsi -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---