Re: load 2.4.x binary only module on 2.6

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 11:10:57 EST

On Thu, 06 Nov 2003 15:58:15 GMT, viro@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx said:
> On Thu, Nov 06, 2003 at 04:30:04PM +0100, Marcel Lanz wrote:
> > I have a binary only module for 2.4.x.
> > How much work is it to write a kind of wrapper to load an "old" module
> > on 2.6 ?
> Unfeasible. for a counter-example. Of course, the NVidia
driver was already built with a wrapper for the 2.4 kernel, so doing a
2.6 version wasn't too bad.

It's really going to depend on which kernel interfaces the module actually
uses, and what the module is doing.

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