[realtek] Re: compiling problem
Tue Jan 29 12:46:02 2002
To me the the MODULE_LICNESE has the same effect as MS Driver Signing.
I'm not too sure if I like either. Sure you want to protect other
users. But you also want to push your ideas even harder.
> On 29 Jan 2002, Cristiano De Michele wrote:
> > I downloaded your last release (v1.17) of your rtl8139.c driver
> That didn't take long -- I released the new driver set late last night
> (early this morning) into the test directory, and haven't yet
> the new versions.
> > but I can't compile it indeed I get the following errors:
> > rtl8139.c:336: parse error before string constant
> > rtl8139.c:336: warning: type defaults to `int' in declaration of
> > `MODULE_LICENSE'
> You also need the new kern_compat.h, which I needed to update to
> the requirement for MODULE_LICENSE("GPL") in the later 2.4 kernel.
> > rtl8139.c:1440: `NETIF_MSG_RXFILTER' undeclared (first use in this
> > function)
> Also defined in the new kern_compat.h. This is part of the new
> NETIF_MSG settings, which is a low-overhead way of selectively
> driver message. By default most messages are disabled, but different
> messages types can be enabled per-interface while the driver is
> > I have also a question: actually I use your rtl8139.c v1.16a
> > driver with my pcmcia ethernet card and I have kernel 2.2.20,
> > anyway I would install kernel 2.4.x on my laptop but my main doubt
> > is whether it's any chance to make my ethernet pcmcia card
> > work with kernel 2.4.x, what do you think about?
> I'm about to start working on the 2.4 CardBus support -- it should
> now, but I can't say for certain.
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