Last call 2.7.0

Mark D. Studebaker mds at paradyne.com
Sat Nov 30 19:19:15 CET 2002


Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Nov 30, 2002 at 12:53:35PM -0500, Mark D. Studebaker wrote:
> 
> > Vojtech Pavlik wrote:
> > >
> > > On Mon, Nov 25, 2002 at 07:07:41PM -0500, Mark D. Studebaker wrote:
> > >
> > > > everything should be in by now.
> > >
> > > Thanks. In the meantime I obtained a winbond w83791d CNR testing card
> > > and implemented/fixed PEC and process calls, and block reads/writes in
> > > the driver. ARP now works with smbus-arp.c. Patch attached.
> > >
> > > > Please review / update documentation for dependencies on i2c, etc.
> > > > I already took a shot at README, INSTALL, QUICKSTART.
> > >
> > > Thanks. All looks OK.
> > >
> > > > Please test compilation/installation on 2.2/2.4.
> > >
> > > 2.2 doesn't (cannot) work, the driver uses too much of 2.4
> > > functionality. 2.2 doesn't support the x86_64 (Hammer) architecture
> > > anyway ...
> > >
> >
> >
> > If it's too hard to make it work on kernel 2.2,
> 
> I can try, but other stuff is more pressing than this.
> 
> > we'll have to do something
> > in Module.mk so it doesn't try to compile
> 
> Hmm, yes.
> 
> > - or else remove it from Module.mk completely.
> 
> > If the 8111 is for hammer, then is there a CONFIG_xxx option for hammer
> > in the kernel .config we can look for?
> 
> Yes, it is, and the option would be CONFIG_X86_64. Anyway, you can run a
> normal i386 linux on Hammer also, so it'd make sense to try it on i386
> systems as well.
> 
> --
> Vojtech Pavlik
> SuSE Labs

To make things simple then, I'll put something in Module.mk that checks
for CONFIG_X86_64.
This will keep it from compiling in 2.2. If we think of something
better, or
in the future when we remove support for 2.2, we can remove the
restriction.

mds



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