Re: Oops in 2.4.0-ac5

2001-01-10 Thread Keith Owens
/i386/msr.c to here. * Keith Owens. */ /* Note: "err" is handled in a funny way below. Otherwise one version of gcc or another breaks. */ extern inline int wrmsr_eio(u32 reg, u32 eax, u32 edx) { int err; asm volatile( "1: wrmsr\n"

Re: Problem with module versioning in 2.4.0

2001-01-10 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 00:17:41 + (GMT), Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: jeremyhu wrote See below for my origional problem. It seems the problem lies in the module versioning option. Not quite Probably is. When the system boots, I am spammed with the following line: insmod:

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-10 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 16:38:50 +1100, Antony Suter [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Allen Unueco wrote: I ran into this while hacking the Nvidia kernel driver to work with 2.4.0. I got the driver working but it's not 100% Also where did get_module_symbol() and put_module_symbol() go? Patches for

Re: 2.4.0 kernel paging error

2001-01-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 08:23:33 + (GMT), Mark Hindley [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: As I use the kernel module autoloader I also have a cron entry for rmmod -a which runs every so often to clear out the unused modules. Although the logs record rmmod running, they don't say what if any modules were

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 11:42:24 +, David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Taking away get_module_symbol() and providing a replacement which has link order problems wasn't really very sensible. It's too late to do the sensible thing and deprecate the old version rather than having a 'flag

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 12:32:10 +, David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm not suggesting that we change it drastically, only that we add the option of static (compile-time) registration for those entries which require it. So you want two services, one static for code that does not do

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 11 Jan 2001 13:09:13 + (GMT), Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Stick to one method that works for all routines, dynamic registration. If that imposes the occasional need for a couple of extra calls in some routines and for people to think about initialisation order right from

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001 03:12:47 +0100, Ingo Oeser [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: So why don't we use sth. like depmod for these issues and get the link order automagically (like we get module load order)? depmod handles dependencies on symbols. Module Y needs a symbol from module X so modprobe must

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-12 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001 10:27:34 + (GMT), David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 12 Jan 2001, Keith Owens wrote: A typical graph would have scsi disk depends on scsi host adaptor group which depends on pci. No. sd will happily take over any existing devices when as and when

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-12 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001 13:01:12 +0100, Daniel Phillips [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Keith Owens wrote: I want to completely remove this multi layered method for setting initialisation order and go back to basics. I want the programmer to say "initialise E and F after G, H and I". The ke

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-12 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 12 Jan 2001 20:11:30 +0100, Christian Zander [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Saying that I should have made use of this mechanism for the specific code in the Nvidia driver that we are talking about clearly shows that you didn't look at it. The module used get_module_symbol to search its own

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-13 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 10:46:44 + (GMT), David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sat, 13 Jan 2001, Keith Owens wrote: Actually, my testing showed that modutils was quite OK with symbols which may or may not be present. But compiling such code into the kernel, at least on MIPS and m68k

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-13 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 12:46:00 +0100, Christian Zander [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I see what you mean. What do you suggest should be done in the context of the driver? As you can easily tell, I'm not overly familiar with the internal workings of the kernel. That and the mere impossibility to get any

Re: 2.4.1pre3 compile problems

2001-01-13 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 07:33:47 -0400, "Garst R. Reese" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i586-DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c ksyms.c In file included from

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-13 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 15:09:40 + (GMT), David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Lack of [module symbol] runtime typechecking isn't a showstopper. It is when users try to insert modules from kernel A into kernel B when the ABI changed between A and B. This is not type checking to catch

Re: HP Pavilion 8290 HANGS on boot 2.4/2.4-test9

2001-01-13 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 13 Jan 2001 16:12:13 -0500 (EST), Werner Puschitz [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a safe way to add debug information like simple string prints in arch/i386/boot/compressed/head.s and in arch/i386/kernel/head.S so that I can see at the console where the boot process hangs? Time for

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-14 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 14 Jan 2001 09:43:21 + (GMT), David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, Keith Owens wrote: That forces the maintenance load back onto the binary supplier and removes the questions from l-k, including many of the oops reports with binary only drivers

Re: Where did vm_operations_struct-unmap in 2.4.0 go?

2001-01-14 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 14 Jan 2001 13:47:29 -0800 (PST), Linus Torvalds [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Sun, 14 Jan 2001, David Woodhouse wrote: That's the one flaw in the inter_module_get() stuff - we could do with a way to put entries in the table at _compile_ time, rather than _only_ at run time. Ok, I can

Re: Oops with 4GB memory setting in 2.4.0 stable

2001-01-15 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 15 Jan 2001 20:09:14 -0200 (BRST), Marcelo Tosatti [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tue, 16 Jan 2001, Rainer Mager wrote: EIP; f889e044 END_OF_CODE+385bfe34/ = Trace; f889d966 END_OF_CODE+385bf756/ It seems the oops is happening in a module's function. You have to make

Re: PATCH: Pass module parameters to built-in drivers

2001-01-20 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 21 Jan 2001 15:54:56 +1100, David Luyer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Here's a proposed v2.4 "quick fix" to allow specifying "module parameters" to any of the many drivers without option parsers when built in to the kernel. Fundamental problem: you assume that each module is built from a

Re: krnl newbie: problems with EXPORT_SYMBOL()

2001-01-21 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 17 Jan 2001 19:18:40 +0100 (MET), Michael Palme [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ive got a problem with the EXPORT_SYMBOL() macro. d801e0dc symbol_exported_R__symbol_exported FAQ alert! http://www.tux.org/lkml/#s8-8 - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in

Re: PATCH: Pass module parameters to built-in drivers

2001-01-22 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 22 Jan 2001 21:55:23 + (GMT), Russell King [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hmm, don't we already have all that __setup() stuff laying around? Ok, it might not be built into the .o for modules, but it could be. Could we not do something along the lines of: 1. User passes parameters on the

Announce: modutils 2.4.2 is available

2001-01-23 Thread Keith Owens
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii ftp://ftp.country.kernel.org/pub/linux/utils/kernel/modutils/v2.4 modutils-2.4.2.tar.gz Source tarball, includes RPM spec file modutils-2.4.2-1.src.rpmAs above, in SRPM format

Re: 2.4.0-ac10 compile errors

2001-01-23 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001 10:48:14 +, Anders Karlsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The procedure I have gone through to compile the kernel are as follows: a) Copy the .config file safe b) Remove the previous kernel tree c) Extract the pristine 2.4.0 kernel tree d) Apply the 2.4.0-ac10 patch make

Re: 2.4.0-ac10 compile errors

2001-01-23 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001 12:16:11 +, Anders Karlsson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Even if it is a pristine kernel tree? What function does the 'make mrproper' fill on an unused kernel tree? Depends on how you removed the old tree. If you did 'rm -rf *' then some dot files are left around. make

Re: stripping symbols from modules

2001-01-23 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 23 Jan 2001 17:34:15 -0500, "MEHTA,HIREN (A-SanJose,ex1)" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there any way to strip symbols from modules .o files ? Not safely. Some symbols must be kept to assist insmod and hot plugging, strip does not know about these special symbols. Why do you need to

Re: stripping symbols from modules

2001-01-23 Thread Keith Owens
. Not tested since 1998, YMMV. At the very least it needs to be updated to keep MODULE_GENERIC_TABLE() symbols. #!/bin/sh # # Given a list of objects, strip all static symbols except those # required by insmod. # # Copyright Keith Owens [EMAIL PROTECTED]. GPL. # Sat Feb 1

Re: PATCH: Pass module parameters to built-in drivers

2001-01-24 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 24 Jan 2001 08:32:35 -0500, Paul Gortmaker [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I'm curious as to what boot argument equivalent you envision for e.g. options ne io=0x280,0x300 irq=10,12 bad=0,1 ne.io=0x280,0x300 ne.irq=10,12 ne.bad=0,1. I might even be generous and handle ne{io=0x280,0x300

Re: pcmcia modules install path

2001-01-24 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 25 Jan 2001 00:59:07 +0100, "J . A . Magallon" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just a silly question. The pcmcia modules in 2.4.x get installed in /lib/modules/`uname -r`/pcmcia, instead of /lib/modules/`uname -r`/kernel/whatever Is there any special reason for that or is just a harmelss

Re: Linux 2.4.0ac12

2001-01-26 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 26 Jan 2001 17:46:12 -0800 (PST), "Sergey Kubushin" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Modules still don't load: === Cut === ide-mod.o: Can't handle sections of type 32131 ide-probe-mod.o: Can't handle sections of type 256950710 ide-disk.o: Can't handle sections of type 688840897 ext2.o: Can't

Re: Linux 2.4.0ac12

2001-01-27 Thread Keith Owens
--- Blind-Carbon-Copy X-Mailer: exmh version 2.1.1 10/15/1999 From: Keith Owens [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: Peter Kaczuba [EMAIL PROTECTED] cc: "Sergey Kubushin" [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Linux 2.4.0ac12 In-reply-to: Your message of "Sat, 27 Jan 2001 12:06:57 BST."

Re: Knowing what options a kernel was compiled with

2001-01-27 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 27 Jan 2001 22:21:41 -0700, Jacob Anawalt [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there a way to know what options a running kernel was compiled with, if you dont have access to the source or configure files it was compiled off of? No. You have to insist that whoever distributes the kernel binary

Re: Knowing what options a kernel was compiled with

2001-01-27 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 00:13:48 -0500, "Matthew Pitts" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Some distributions DO include the config. It may be located in the /boot dir with a name CONFIG-2.2.10 or similar. I know that Caldera 2.3 shiped that way(2.4 may also). If you have the install CDROM, the kernel source

Ram disk problems in 2.4.0ac12

2001-01-28 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 26 Jan 2001 17:46:12 -0800 (PST), "Sergey Kubushin" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Modules still don't load: === Cut === ide-mod.o: Can't handle sections of type 32131 ide-probe-mod.o: Can't handle sections of type 256950710 ide-disk.o: Can't handle sections of type 688840897 ext2.o: Can't

Re: problem exporting symbols from a lkm

2001-01-28 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 28 Jan 2001 19:16:06 +0100, SR (c) 2000 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: my /proc/ksyms shows that the exported symbols from 8390.o are different from the other symbols because they have "_R__ver_" in front of them. FAQ http://www.tux.org/lkml/#s8-8 - To unsubscribe from this list: send the

[patch] 2.4.1-pre11 remove pcmcia compatibility from Makefile

2001-01-28 Thread Keith Owens
The _modinst_post_pcmcia target was added to Makefile in 2.4.0-test6-pre3, August 5 2000. It was a compatibility aid until people upgraded to a version of pcmcia-cs that used modprobe instead of insmod. Five months later, it is time to remove _modinst_post_pcmcia. Linus, please apply at any

Re: Knowing what options a kernel was compiled with

2001-01-29 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 29 Jan 2001 12:41:31 -0800, Torrey Hoffman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Should someone submit a patch to copy the .config to a standard location as part of "make install" or "make modules_install"? If included in the official sources, that good example would encourage the distribution

Re: 2.2.18: apm initialised before dmi_scan?

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 22:47:02 +1100 (EST), Neale Banks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Looking more closely at a 2.2.18 bootup tonight I see that apm stuff appears in dmesg before dmi_scan does (I added "#define DUMP_DMI" in dmi_scan.c). If this implies that apm is initialised *before* the dmi_scan

Re: Version 2.4.1 cannot be built.

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 16:45:16 -0500 (EST), "Richard B. Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The subject says it all. `make dep` is now broken. make[4]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.1/drivers/acpi' Makefile:29: *** target pattern contains no `%'. Stop. Which version of make are you

Re: unresolved symbol in 2.4.1 depmod.

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 14:15:20 -0600 (CST), Jason Michaelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greetings. I've just procured myself a copy of 2.4.1, and tried to build it. At the tail end of a make modules_install, the following error occurs: depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in

Re: 2.4.1 -- Unresolved symbols in radio-miropcm20.o

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 13:08:12 -0800, Miles Lane [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: depmod: *** Unresolved symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.1/kernel/drivers/media/radio/radio-miropcm20.o depmod:aci_write_cmd depmod:aci_indexed_cmd depmod:aci_write_cmd_d Those symbols are defined in

Re: Version 2.4.1 cannot be built.

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 17:57:44 -0500 (EST), "Richard B. Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Keith Owens wrote: On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 16:45:16 -0500 (EST), "Richard B. Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The subject says it all. `make dep` is now broken

Re: Version 2.4.1 cannot be built.

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 18:09:48 -0500 (EST), "Richard B. Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, 31 Jan 2001, Keith Owens wrote: You mean that nobody reads Documentation/Changes any more? Seldom, only once or twice a day. Guess that's not often enough to keep up on the new tool re

Re: unresolved symbol in 2.4.1 depmod.

2001-01-30 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 18:27:40 -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: In article [EMAIL PROTECTED] you write: On Tue, 30 Jan 2001 14:15:20 -0600 (CST), Jason Michaelson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Greetings. I've just procured myself a copy of 2.4.1, and tried to build it. At the tail end of a make

Re: 2.4.1 -- Unresolved symbols in radio-miropcm20.o

2001-01-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 09:46:19 +0100 (CET), [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Arjan van de Ven) wrote: Unfortionatly, this is impossible. The miropcm config question is asked before the "sound" question, and the aci question is asked after that (all in ake config). In 2.2.x we have an #ifdef in the driver that

Re: 2.2.18: apm initialised before dmi_scan?

2001-01-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 22:54:22 +1100 (EST), Neale Banks [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If this is a correct and justifiable fix for 2.2 then in 2.4 should dmi_scan.o be included in export-objs? Or is there a "better" way of doing this? It should already be correct in 2.4. In 2.2 the OX_OBJS list is

Re: BUG: v2.4.1 missing EXPORT_SYMBOL

2001-01-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 15:44:29 -0500 (EST), Eric Kasten [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Quick bug report for kernel 2.4.1. There needs to be a EXPORT_SYMBOL(name_to_kdev_t); at the bottom of linux/init/main.c. name_to_kdev_t is used by the md driver (and maybe others). If the driver is built as a

Re: 2.2.18 - failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c

2001-01-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 14:17:56 -0700, "Josh Higham" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k binfmt-464c You compiled your kernel with support for ELF objects as a module. You execute an ELF program, the kernel tries to autoload the ELF module using modprobe which is an ELF

Re: Power usage Q and parallel make question (separate issues)

2001-01-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 31 Jan 2001 19:02:03 -0800, LA Walsh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This seems to serialize the delete, run the mod-installs in parallel, then run the depmod when they are done. It works, until somebody does this make -j 4 modules modules_install There is not, and never has been, any

Re: Power usage Q and parallel make question (separate issues)

2001-02-01 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 01 Feb 2001 00:13:17 -0800, LA Walsh [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Keith Owens wrote: It works, until somebody does this make -j 4 modules modules_install --- But that doesn't work now. Agreed, but letting modules_install parallel run increases the risk of somebody doing

Re: Detecting Red Hat builds ?

2001-05-10 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 10 May 2001 17:25:29 +0100 (BST), [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: The problem is I have a driver that includes syncppp.h which in the releases from kernel.org is in linux/drivers/net/wan/ up to and including 2.4.2 after which it moves to linux/include/net/. Do it in the Makefile. Untested:

Re: 2.4.4-ac6 compile error in plip.c

2001-05-10 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 10 May 2001 08:46:43 -0500, Moses McKnight [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Hi, I get the following error trying to compile 2.4.4-ac6 using gcc 2.95.4 (debian package). plip.c:1412: __setup_str_plip_setup causes a section type conflict The first __initdata is marked as const, the second is

Re: [OT] Keith Owens your email address isn't working

2001-05-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 11 May 2001 05:47:16 -0400 (EDT), Mike A. Harris [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Whenever I post to linux-kernel with your name in the Cc or To, the mail bounces back 5 days later Your mail is coming from 24.70.141.118 which has no reverse DNS and is somewhere in shaw.ca. I have received too

Re: Oops in 2.4.4-ac6, ksymoops output included

2001-05-11 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 11 May 2001 17:52:24 -0400 (EDT), [EMAIL PROTECTED] [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ksymoops 2.4.1 on i686 2.4.4-ac6. Options used Warning (read_object): no symbols in /lib/modules/2.4.4-ac6/build/drivers/pnp/pnp.o ksymoops should not be reading objects from /build/. It looks like you are

Re: Minor nit to pick

2001-05-14 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 14 May 2001 00:16:50 -0400 (EDT), [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: After running make menuconfig (and it's friends) you get told to type make bzImage which is only right for i386, and IMHO should be changed to be arch dependant. The 2.5 Makefile rewrite splits the kernel build into three

Re: LANANA: To Pending Device Number Registrants

2001-05-14 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 14 May 2001 23:55:37 +0100 (BST), Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: And lilo ? Also hdparm raidtools psmisc mtools mt-st gpm joystick kmod, /etc/modules.conf: alias block-major-what-random-number-did-the-kernel-pick-this-time driver_name - To unsubscribe from this list: send the

Re: Kernel 2.2.19 + VIA chipset + strange behaviour

2001-05-15 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 15 May 2001 18:04:35 +0930 (CST), Jonathan Woithe [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ksymoops 2.4.1 on i686 2.2.19. Options used Warning (compare_maps): ksyms_base symbol module_list_R__ver_module_list not found in System.map. Ignoring ksyms_base entry module_list was added to the export list

Re: Kernel 2.2.19 + VIA chipset + strange behaviour

2001-05-15 Thread Keith Owens
Bug in include/linux/module.h. Patch against 2.2.19. This does not explain your oops, the ksymoops message is a separate bug. Index: 19.1/include/linux/module.h --- 19.1/include/linux/module.h Tue, 12 Sep 2000 13:37:17 +1100 kaos (linux-2.2/F/51_module.h 1.1.7.2 644) +++

Re: make menuconfig - cosmetic question

2001-05-17 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 17 May 2001 16:07:40 +0200, Martin.Knoblauch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: This is a multi-part message in MIME format. Please turn off MIME when sending to linux-kernel, especially those useless vcards at the end of your mail. When I diff config files pocessed by make [old]config and make

Re: newbie problem: compiling kernel 2.4.4, make modules_install , Help please !

2001-05-17 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 17 May 2001 20:50:46 +0200 (CEST), Joel Cordonnier [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: It's the first time that i try to compile my own kernel. At the moment, I have an old RH 6.1 with a 2.2.12 kernel. - make modules_install == PROBLEM ! FIRST the message say that no argument -F exist for the

Re: [PATCH] 2.4.4-ac11 network drivers cleaning

2001-05-19 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 19 May 2001 17:58:49 -0400, Jeff Garzik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Finally, I don't know if I mentioned this earlier, but to be complete and optimal, version strings should be a single variable 'version', such that it can be passed directly to printk like printk(version); Nit

Re: Brown-paper-bag bug in m68k, sparc, and sparc64 config files

2001-05-19 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 19 May 2001 22:14:33 -0400, Ben Bridgwater [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: To present a dumbed down UI targeted for Aunt Millie or whoever against the protests of the mainstream kernel tool audience makes zero sense to me, as don't Eric's repeated antagonistic comments. How many times do we

Re: CML2 design philosophy heads-up

2001-05-20 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 20 May 2001 11:18:56 -0400, Eric S. Raymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David Woodhouse [EMAIL PROTECTED]: The dependencies in CML1 are (supposed to be) absolute - the 'advisory' dependencies you're adding are arguably a useful feature, but please don't make

Re: [kbuild-devel] Patch for sbus makefile bug

2001-05-20 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 20 May 2001 11:47:38 -0400, Eric S. Raymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Somebody failed to track a module name change. -obj-$(CONFIG_BBC_I2C) += bbc.o +obj-$(CONFIG_BBC_I2C) += bbc_i2c.o bbc-objs := bbc_i2c.o bbc_envctrl.o The module is bbc.o, bbc_i2c.o is

Re: compile failure in 2.4.5-pre4

2001-05-21 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 21 May 101 16:38:45 +1000 (EST), Allan Duncan [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: drivers/ide/ide-pci.c:711 if (!IDE_PCI_DEVID_EQ(d-devid, DEVID_CS5530) for (i = 0; i 1000; ++i) printf(I must scan kernel archives before report bugs\n);

Re: const __init

2001-05-21 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 20 May 2001 17:34:48 -0400, Jeff Garzik [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (let me know if the following test is flawed) [jgarzik@rum tmp]$ cat sectest.c #include linux/module.h #include linux/init.h static const char version[] __initdata = foo; [jgarzik@rum tmp]$ gcc -D__KERNEL__

Re: Hang with SMP 2.4.4 snd log

2001-05-21 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 21 May 2001 10:26:20 +0200 (CEST), kees [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I got a next hang with my SMP system, kdb log attached. Something strange with the backtrace for CPU 0. Here is the first cut from the kdb log.. I do not trust either of those backtraces. There is no way to get from

Re: Background to the argument about CML2 design philosophy

2001-05-21 Thread Keith Owens
On Mon, 21 May 2001 16:38:34 -0400, John Stoffel [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: All that CML2 does is enforce dependencies in the configuration language. You can't make a .config which conflicts. Admittedly there's nothing stopping you from hacking it with vi after the fact, but why? CML2 will not

Re: Background to the argument about CML2 design philosophy

2001-05-22 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 22 May 2001 11:24:54 +0200, Daniel Phillips [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Tuesday 22 May 2001 02:59, Keith Owens wrote: # Not a real dependency, this checks for hand editing of .config. $(KBUILD_OBJTREE)include/linux/autoconf.h: $(KBUILD_OBJTREE).config @echo Your .config

Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac14

2001-05-22 Thread Keith Owens
Is drivers/char/ser_a2232fw.ax supposed to be included? Nothing uses it. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at

Re: Linux 2.4.4-ac14

2001-05-23 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 23 May 2001 05:36:20 -0400, Olivier Galibert [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Wed, May 23, 2001 at 07:07:38PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote: What is the point of including it in the kernel source tree without the code to convert it to ser_a2232fw.h? Nobody can use ser_a2232fw.ax, it is just

Re: CML2 design philosophy heads-up

2001-05-18 Thread Keith Owens
cc trimmed back to mailing lists only. On Fri, 18 May 2001 10:53:53 -0400, Eric S. Raymond [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: (a) Back off the capability approach. That is, accept that people doing configuration are going to explicitly and exhaustively specify low-level hardware. No,

Re: [CHECKER] large stack variables (=1K) in 2.4.4 and 2.4.4-ac8

2001-05-25 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 25 May 2001 08:31:24 -0700 (PDT), dean gaudet [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: another possibility for a debugging mode for the kernel would be to hack gcc to emit something like the following in the prologue of every function (after the frame is allocated): IKD already does that, via the

Re: new aic7xxx oopses with AHA2940

2001-05-26 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 26 May 2001 18:05:29 +0200, Marc Schiffbauer [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have problems with the new aic7xxx-Driver. These problems exist with vanilla (2.4.4, 2.5.5, other d.k.) and -ac May 26 17:52:33 homer kernel: EIP: 0010:[usbcore:usb_devfs_handle_Re9c5f87f+161255/198895517] May 26

Re: [CHECKER] large stack variables (=1K) in 2.4.4 and 2.4.4-ac8

2001-05-25 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 25 May 2001 10:27:53 +0200, Andi Kleen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 06:25:57PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote: Nothing in arch/i386/kernel/traps.c uses a task gate, they are all interrupt, trap, system or call gates. I guarantee that kdb on ix86 and ia64 uses the same

Re: [CHECKER] large stack variables (=1K) in 2.4.4 and 2.4.4-ac8

2001-05-25 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 25 May 2001 08:11:07 +0100, David Welch [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Why not use a task gate for the double fault handler points to a per-processor TSS with a seperate stack. This would allow limited recovery from a kernel stack overlay. It is far too late by then. struct task is at the

Re: 2.4.5 + ReiserFS + SMP + umount = oops

2001-05-26 Thread Keith Owens
On Sun, 27 May 2001 06:04:28 +0200 (CEST), Rene [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: hmm I feel quite certain that I am using /dev/tty - is there some way I can check this? /etc/inittab, lines for mingetty, getty or agetty. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the

Re: FWD: [RHSA-2000:108-02] Updated modutils fixing local root

2001-05-26 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 27 May 2001 21:11:25, [EMAIL PROTECTED] (Joseph S Price) wrote: Red Hat, Inc. Security Advisory Synopsis: Updated modutils fixing local root security bug available Advisory ID: RHSA-2000:108-02 Issue date:2000-11-16 Updated on:2000-11-16

Re: how to crash 2.4.4 w/SBLive

2001-05-28 Thread Keith Owens
On 28 May 2001 19:38:59 -0400, Bill Pringlemeir [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: ps, There is no FAQ entry on how to generate a single object with `-g'. I ended up recompiling my whole tree! I would say read the source, Luke but Makefile and Rules.make is so convoluted and twisted that it gives you a

Re: [CHECKER] large stack variables (=1K) in 2.4.4 and 2.4.4-ac8

2001-05-25 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 25 May 2001 10:20:15 +0200, Andi Kleen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, May 25, 2001 at 04:53:47PM +1000, Keith Owens wrote: The only way to avoid those problems is to move struct task out of the kernel stack pages and to use a task gate for the stack fault and double fault handlers

Re: unresolved symbols printk ?

2001-05-29 Thread Keith Owens
On Tue, 29 May 2001 15:54:36 +0200, Nico Schottelius [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Just a small question, what could be the reason I have a broken Makefile ? This seems to happen frequently, if there is a need to name it into the lkml. I am surprised a makefile gets screwed up ? It is the makefile

Re: [CHECKER] 4 security holes in 2.4.4-ac8

2001-05-30 Thread Keith Owens
On 30 May 2001 11:38:13 +0200, Andi Kleen [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: David S. Miller [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: Dawson Engler writes: Is there any way to automatically find these? E.g., is any routine with asmlinkage callable from user space? This is only universally done in generic and

Re: [PATCH] for Linux IRDA initialisation bug 2.4.5

2001-06-01 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 1 Jun 2001 23:32:46 +1000, Matt Chapman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I've found that if you compile IRDA into the kernel, irda_proto_init gets called twice - once at do_initcalls time, and once explicitly in do_basic_setup - eventually resulting in a hang (as register_netdevice_notifier gets

Re: Linux 2.4.5-ac6

2001-06-01 Thread Keith Owens
ftp://oss.sgi.com/projects/kdb/download/ix86/kdb-v1.8-2.4.5-ac6.gz is available. - To unsubscribe from this list: send the line unsubscribe linux-kernel in the body of a message to [EMAIL PROTECTED] More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html Please read the FAQ at

Re: [PATCH] 2.2: /proc/config.gz

2000-08-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 31 Aug 2000 15:08:49 -0400 (EDT), Chris Meadors [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: What about those of us who don't have modules enabled. "make modules_install" complains. I'm still like the idea of /lib/kernel or /lib/linux. Keep /lib/modules for modules. Or on my machines I won't even have

Re: 2.4.0-test7 spurious '##' patches

2000-08-31 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 31 Aug 2000 21:44:16 -0700, Richard Henderson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Thu, Aug 31, 2000 at 07:09:00PM +1100, Keith Owens wrote: Compiling 2.4.0-test7 with the latest IA64 toolchain, gcc version 2.96-ia64-000717 snap 000828. It complained about various include files, "pa

Glad we did not add NTFS stream support

2000-09-06 Thread Keith Owens
http://www.net-security.org/text/articles/viruses/generation.shtml describes a new generation of viruses which use NTFS stream support to hide themselves. "Certainly, this virus begins a new era in computer virus creation," said Eugene Kaspersky, Head of Anti-Virus Research at Kaspersky Lab.

Re: Compiler warnings

2000-09-06 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 6 Sep 2000 21:49:44 +0100 (BST), Alan Cox [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Use a different gcc. There are reasons people shipping 2.96 for intel x86 also include egcs. The kernel isnt ready for 2.96 Out of curiousity, which compiler would you recommend for IA64 kernels? The latest unwind code

Re: modules directory

2000-09-06 Thread Keith Owens
On Wed, 6 Sep 2000 18:07:13 -0400 (EDT), "Richard B. Johnson" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Ahaa! Aye... Does this imply that there will, in the future, be other than '/kernel/drivers' as modules? Or is this (I fear) another change that; "Doesn't have to be better, only different..."

Re: test8-pre6 file corruption and oops

2000-09-07 Thread Keith Owens
On 08 Sep 2000 01:40:55 +0200, "Juan J. Quintela" [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: "kenneth" == Kenneth Johansson [EMAIL PROTECTED] writes: hi I only can guess that you are using a wrong System.map for doing the ksymoops. __mon_yday is an array, not a function, the backtrace

Re: 2.4.0-test8-pre1 is quite bad / how about integrating Rik's VM

2000-09-07 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 19:14:26 -0500, Michael Elizabeth Chastain [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Yeah. Long transition, plus user education (which never works, dontcha know), plus probably a helper tool akin to checkconfig. I think it would help to have a well documented "module writers kit". (Maybe

Re: Weird module dependencies in some netfilter modules

2000-09-07 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 23:39:11 -0300, Cesar Eduardo Barros [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My modules.dep has the following lines: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_ftp.o: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/iptable_nat.o \

Re: Weird module dependencies in some netfilter modules

2000-09-07 Thread Keith Owens
On Thu, 7 Sep 2000 23:39:11 -0300, Cesar Eduardo Barros [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: My modules.dep has the following lines: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/ip_nat_ftp.o: /lib/modules/2.4.0-test8-pre1/kernel/net/ipv4/netfilter/iptable_nat.o \

Re: Whining about MIME formatted email

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 8 Sep 2000 09:29:28 +0300, Matti Aarnio [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: From:Keith Owens [EMAIL PROTECTED] Please do not use quoted-printable to mail to l-k, plain text without MIME is much better. Do use some MUA software which handles MIME formats properly, and stop

Flavours of deceased bovine

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
Just had an ext2 filesystem on SCSI that was corrupt. The first two words of the group descriptor had been overwritten with 0xdeadbeef, 0x. The filesystem is fixed now but trying to track down the problem is difficult, there are 50+ places in the kernel that use 0xdeadbeef. I strongly

Re: Flavours of deceased bovine

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 8 Sep 2000 04:24:16 -0400 (EDT), Alexander Viro [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Fri, 8 Sep 2000, Keith Owens wrote: Just had an ext2 filesystem on SCSI that was corrupt. The first two words of the group descriptor had been overwritten with 0xdeadbeef, 0x. The filesystem is fixed

Re: test8-pre6 file corruption and oops

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 08 Sep 2000 10:33:35 +0200, Kenneth Johansson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Is there some way I can fix the old report I don't have a unprocessed version of the oops as klogd "fixed" it automatically. The raw data has been lost. Do you feel like grubbing through whichever System.map klogd

Re: [OMG] test8-pre6 horribly, awfully screwed!

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 08 Sep 2000 23:50:32 -1100, Daniel Stone [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: When I boot up, I have a netfilter init script. It loads many netfilter modules, among them, ipt_LOG, ipt_state, and ipt_limit. When they load, whammo, instant OOPS. ip_conntrack_irc is also among them. You might have

Re: test8-pre6 file corruption and oops

2000-09-08 Thread Keith Owens
On Fri, 08 Sep 2000 23:09:14 +0200, Kenneth Johansson [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I have now put "-k /boot/System.map-$(uname -r)" as argument to klogd so it can't possibly choose the wrong file but is there some reason to turn off the lookup in klogd and use ksymoops ?? klogd only handles some

Re: Reversing klogd's EIP Resolution.

2000-09-09 Thread Keith Owens
On Sat, 09 Sep 2000 19:20:15 +0100, Ralph Corderoy [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 01:52:30 EIP:0010:[dput+77/328] I believe I should be able to look up dput in the System.map klogd is using, add on the offset, and then look that number up in the real System.map. Is this doable? Your best

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