Dell Poweredge

Jim Gifford jim at jg555.com
Mon Jul 14 18:24:09 CEST 2003


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jean Delvare" <khali at linux-fr.org>
To: "Jim Gifford" <jim at jg555.com>
Cc: <sensors at Stimpy.netroedge.com>
Sent: Monday, July 14, 2003 12:16 AM
Subject: Re: Dell Poweredge


> 
> > I am having no luck in compiling the modules.
> > 
> > Here is what I have been selecting.
> > 
> > <M> I2C support
> > <M> I2C bit-banging interfaces (NEW)
> > <M> I2C PCF 8584 interfaces (NEW)
> > [*] I2C mainboard interfaces (NEW)
> > <M>   Pseudo ISA adapter (for some hardware sensors) (NEW)
> > <M> I2C device interface (NEW)
> > <M> I2C /proc interface (required for hardware sensors) (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM75 and compatibles (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM78 (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM80 (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM85, Analog Devices ADM1027 (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM87 (NEW)
> > <M>   National Semiconductor LM92 (NEW)
> > [*] Other I2C devices (NEW)
> > <M>   EEprom (DIMM) reader  (NEW)
> > 
> > Here is the last error message.
> > i2c-isa.c:46: error: unknown field `owner' specified in initializer
> > i2c-isa.c:46: warning: missing braces around initializer
> > i2c-isa.c:46: warning: (near initialization for `isa_adapter.name')
> > i2c-isa.c:46: warning: initialization makes integer from pointer
> > without a cast
> > i2c-isa.c:46: error: initializer element is not computable at load
> > time i2c-isa.c:46: error: (near initialization for
> > `isa_adapter.name[0]') i2c-isa.c:47: error: initializer element is not
> > constant i2c-isa.c:47: error: (near initialization for
> > `isa_adapter.name')
> 
> Hm, I guess you have been using compilation option 3, where you do
> generate a patch and apply it to your kernel sources. This method is
> known to have problems (this is temporary, we know how to fix it and it
> should be done really soon.)
> 
> You should use comilation option 1, that is: completely separated from
> the kernel tree. This is by far the easier one, as easy as typing "make
> && make install" for i2c and "make && make install && ldconfig" for
> lm_sensors2. Then, you just have to run "sensors-detect" and see what
> kind of sensors exist on your system.
> 
> -- 
> Jean Delvare
> http://www.ensicaen.ismra.fr/~delvare/
> 
I tried that and got errors also. I will try again and send errors to you.



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