Re: BLCR and kernel 2.6.32

From: Alan Woodland (alan.woodland_at_gmail_dot_com)
Date: Sat Dec 19 2009 - 10:08:08 PST

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    2009/12/18 Paul H. Hargrove <PHHargrove_at_lbl_dot_gov>:
    > Paul H. Hargrove wrote:
    >>
    >> Alan Woodland wrote:
    >>>
    >>> 2009/12/18 Yuri D'Elia <yuri.delia_at_eurac_dot_edu>:
    >>>
    >>>>
    >>>> Just tried to see the dkms boot script in action...
    >>>>
    >>>> checking kernel symbol table for exported register_chrdev... not found
    >>>> ======================================================================
    >>>> Please review the following configuration information:
    >>>>  Kernel source directory = /lib/modules/2.6.32-trunk-amd64/build
    >>>>  Kernel build directory = /lib/modules/2.6.32-trunk-amd64/build
    >>>>  Kernel symbol table = /boot/System.map-2.6.32-trunk-amd64
    >>>>  Kernel version probed from kernel build = 2.6.32-trunk-amd64
    >>>>  Kernel running currently = 2.6.32-trunk-amd64
    >>>> ======================================================================
    >>>> configure: error: Unable to use kernel 2.6.32-trunk-amd64 - kernel does
    >>>> not export register_chrdev
    >>>>
    >>>> whoops :|
    >>>>
    >>>
    >>> Looks like things changed a bit in 2.6.32 again. I'm not going to have
    >>> time to look at it properly until the new year, although possibly
    >>> someone upstream has already encountered this one?
    >>>
    >>> Alan
    >>>
    >>>
    >>
    >> Regretfully, I also don't expect to look at this much until January.
    >> I'll try look today to see if it is something quick, but doubt that it
    >> will be.
    >>
    >> -Paul
    >>
    >
    > Good news.  This DID turn out to be a small/easy change.  With the attached
    > patch (in addition to the patch for 2.6.31 support) I can configure, build
    > and pass "make check" with a 2.6.32 kernel (from kernel.org) on a PPC64
    > machine.
    
    Thanks, I'll try and push an update to Debian sometime today with this
    patch applied.
    
    Alan
    

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