I wrote a simple character device driver & wanted to cross-compile it for craneboard (ARM architecture). My file name is
gDev.c. I copied the file to
kernel/drivers/char directory in craneboard source. I modified the
Kconfig file in that same directory & added the following lines to it.
config TEST_GCHARD tristate "My Character driver" default m
I added the following line to the Makefile in the same directory.
obj-$(CONFIG_TEST_GCHARD) += gDev.o
I added the following line in the
My problem is, when I set it as
am3517_crane_defconfig, the file is not getting included for compilation. But, if I change it as
y, it is getting compiled. But, I need it to be a module which I must
insmod after board boots up. Please guide me whether I'm missing any steps.