[ATrpms-devel] Re: IPW220 build problem
fpikus at gmail.com
Thu Dec 1 18:05:16 CET 2005
On 12/1/05, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm at atrpms.net> wrote:
> 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
> > 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
> > builds the package, only it'll use module versions from the kernel.
> > After copying *.mod from the build area for ieee80211, I built ipw2200
> > successfully.
> > 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
> > from it instead of the shared location /usr/include/ieee80211. Or only
> > 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
> > 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?
You mean the binary RPM? I can use it with the kernel it's built for, sure.
But I was rebuilding all my kmdl's for a swsuspend-enabled kernel. I rebuilt
alsa amd ieee80211 SRPMs from ATRpms with no problems, but ipw2200 would
produce modules which would not load unless I had mod files available.
I've found this bug report which may be relevant (symptoms are certainly the
Fedor G Pikus (fpikus at gmail.com)
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