[ATrpms-devel] Re: IPW220 build problem
Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net
Thu Dec 1 12:03:11 CET 2005
On Thu, Dec 01, 2005 at 12:04:09AM -0800, Fedor Pikus wrote:
> I've had a hell of a time rebuilding ipw200 kernel modules for a new kernel:
> the modules built, but would not load, I kept getting this message:
> ipw2200 disagrees about version of symbol <some ieee80211 symbol>
> In the end I found the problem: ipw2200 needs *.mod files from ieee80211
> build and expects to find them in /usr/include/ieee80211.
> If they are not found, an error message is issued but rpmbuild continues and
> builds the package, only it'll use module versions from the kernel.
> After copying *.mod from the build area for ieee80211, I built ipw2200
> I think *.mod files should be included in some package, may be some
> kmdl-devel to go with kmdl for ieee80211 (we'd need one for every version of
> the kernel, right?). ipw2200 build should require that RPM and copy *.mod
> from it instead of the shared location /usr/include/ieee80211. Or only one
> kmdl-devel can be installed at any time and it uses the shared location.
> At the very least, the build should abort if files are not found, that error
> message scrolls by really fast...
I don't think that's the error that's hitting you. mod files are nice
to have for every kmdl (not only ipw) since 2.6, but never broke any
Have you tried the kmdls at ATrpms.net for this kernel?
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net
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