[ILUG] When to fix a driver/when to upgrade a kernel?
laur.ivan at corvil.com
Wed Jan 28 12:01:34 GMT 2004
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On Wednesday 28 January 2004 11:59, Dermot Daly wrote:
> HI Guys,
> I attempted to compile the ZyXel 630-11 USB ADSL Modem driver under
> Fedora Core 1 last night, using Caolan's HOWTO. I ran into a number of
> problems. (see below)
> 1. Initially, the make did not realise that the stock installed kernel
> (which is a 2.4.22 Kernel) included loadable module support. This
> appears to be caused by the fact that I have never compiled my kernel
> (really just installed it from the Fedora CDs). By running make
> oldconfig from /usr/src/Linux2.4 generated the .config file, and the
> make could now go further.
> 2. However, br2684ctl.c does not compile (with missing #defines by the
> looks of it).
> 3. I tried doing a make dep from /usr/src/Linux2.4 and this makes things
> even worse.
from the "silly questions" class: have you used gcc3.2?
Laur Ivan Tel : +353-1-6674336
Software Design Engineer eMail: laur.ivan at corvil.com
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