[BusyBox] static & shared lib
rob at landley.net
Tue Aug 9 12:06:41 UTC 2005
On Tuesday 09 August 2005 06:20, Lancelot wrote:
> hi, all
> I am using intel iop80331 development board, and mount root file system by
> If I built busybox in buildroot with static, I can work normal everytime.
> But, when I built it with shared lib, I can only work normal on first
> time when I mount the file system. And I used the follow command to
> mount the file system.
> mount -t ext2 -o loop root_fs_arm.ext2 /exports/fs
Sounds like your mount is hiding your shared libraries somehow. (Do they live
> Initializing random number generator... done.
> Starting network...
> a: applet not found!
Is your init script trying to call an applet named "a"?
> So, what's different between static and shared lib in busybox?
> Is it the same as normal in linux ?
What's the alternative?
Yes, busybox is an executable. Statically linked executables don't need
external libraries (with the exception of the horror that is glibc
dynamically loading a random library to do name resolution). Dynamically
linked executables need external libraries.
> can any one give me some kind of hint ?
> I didn't what to do on next.
Throw in a dynamically linked "hello world" program at the failure point and
make sure it's getting run.
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