[hcflinux] Fedora 2.6.13.x kernels and hcfpci modem

Linuxant support (Jonathan) support at linuxant.com
Fri Sep 16 10:41:10 EDT 2005


we are not aware of this problem and we will investigate. The 
'2.6.13-1.1542' kernel you are referring to is a Fedora Core 5 
development kernel?


Technical specialist / Linuxant
support at linuxant.com

Alex F wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am using the hcfpci modem drivers on Fedore Core 4 and I also run 
> custom kernels from the Fedora development branch.
> I noticed from about 2.6.13-1.1542 onwards, the ASYNC_CALLOUT_ACTIVE 
> definition had been removed from the kernel's header files and that the 
> 1.06 drivers stopped working - up to then, the 1.06 driver (with the 
> patches applied) compiled correctly.
> Actually, it is not so much that the driver would not compile but that 
> there were 4 names that could nod be resolved at load time:
> uart_register_port
> uart_unregister_port
> cnxthcf_cnxt_serial_remove
> cnxthcf_cnxt_serial_add
> I realise that the "official" kernel is the only one that really needs 
> to be supported, but I am curious to know whether these later 2.6.13 
> kernels are being tracked and whether this issue is likely to be 
> resolved in the near future.
> All I have been able to gather from web blogs is that serial callout 
> related code was being purged from the 2.6.x kernel... I have not been 
> able to find anything more specific at this stage.
> I can provide debug dumps, but as I said I realise that it is impossible 
> for Linuxant to support every unofficial kernel out there so I am not 
> expecting an immediate solution!
> alex
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