[driverloader] driverloader won't build under new Linux kernel
linuxhippy at verizon.net
Wed Oct 4 19:42:44 EDT 2006
These 2 patches worked fine (SEEK & utsrelease) on my 2.6.18 kernel. Thanks!
On Tue, 03 Oct 2006 10:46:59 -0400
"Linuxant support (Jonathan)" <support at linuxant.com> wrote:
> DriverLoader 2.34 does not support the 2.6.18 kernel and a new version
> of DriverLoader will be released in the near future to add support for
> this kernel.
> In the meantime, you can patch DriverLoader 2.34 with the patches I have
> attached to this post. These patches should fix all the known problems
> of DriverLoader 2.34 for the 2.6.18 kernel, including the build problem
> described in your post. Each patch can be installed with the 'dldrconfig
> --patch <file.patch>' command in a root shell.
> Technical specialist / Linuxant
> support at linuxant.com
> Marty Huntzberry wrote:
> > Hi! I've been using the driverloader software (2.34) for my Belkin wireless G card for about 6 months now with no problems. I have it installed in
> > a PCI slot on a Pentium PC using Slackware Linux 10.2. I have re-built the kernel several times on that pc and then built driverloader and gotten it
> > configured without a problem...till now. Every other 2.6.x kernel was in the format 2.6.x.x and now it's 2.6.x. I'm not sure if that's why it won't
> > build a module now. Here's what I did and the error:
> > Re-booted into kernel 2.6.18 and then entered my newly extracted driverloader-2.34 directory and typed make install. All went fine and then this:
> > To complete the installation and configuration of your device,
> > please run "dldrconfig" (or "/usr/sbin/dldrconfig")
> > root at LinuxHippy:/home/huntz/linuxant/driverloader-2.34-kernel-2.6.18# dldrconfig
> > Linuxant DriverLoader for Wireless LAN devices, version 2.34
> > No pre-built modules for: Slackware-Slackware linux-2.6.18 i586
> > Trying to automatically build the driver modules...
> > (this requires a C compiler and proper kernel sources to be installed)
> > Where is the linux source build directory that matches your running kernel?
> > [/lib/modules/2.6.18/build]
> > WARNING: the kernel version () defined in
> > /lib/modules/2.6.18/build/include/linux/version.h
> > does not match the currently running kernel (2.6.18)
> > The cause of this problem is an incorrect kernel source path.
> > Please check that /lib/modules/2.6.18/build points to the right tree.
> > The cause of this is usually a missing or unconfigured
> > kernel source tree (and sometimes an incorrect directory or symbolic link).
> > However, proper /boot/config-2.6.18 was found.
> > Would you like to try using it (in a temporary kernel tree)? [yes]
> > Building modules for kernel , using source directory
> > /usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463. Please wait...
> > ERROR: Module build failed!
> > Please examine the log file "/var/run/dldrconfig-buildlog.txt" to determine why.
> > That txt file shows this:
> > (cd /usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463 && make "DLDR_KERNELSRC=/usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463" "M=/usr/lib/driverloader/modules" "CC=gcc" clean)
> > make: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463'
> > make: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463'
> > rm -rf *.o GPL/*.o *.ko GPL/*.ko *.mod.c GPL/*.mod.c .*.cmd
> > GPL/.*.cmd .tmp_versions .tmp_versions /usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463/.tmp_versions/driverloader.mod Unable to determine version of kernel source
> > directory /usr/src/linux-2.6.18-dldrtmp2463 make: *** [check_kernelver] Error 1
> > Any ideas?
> > Marty
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