Re: load 2.4.x binary only module on 2.6

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Thu Nov 06 2003 - 14:34:47 EST

On Thursday 06 November 2003 14:22, Valdis.Kletnieks@xxxxxx wrote:
>On Thu, 06 Nov 2003 12:43:19 EST, Gene Heskett said:
>> It may be there, and I may have a copy of it, but it won't install
>> if I'm running 2.6.0-test9-mm2.
>Huh? I'm running -test9-mm2 with the minion stuff as I'm typing
> this.

I've got minions 4496 here, so how did you make it work? I had to
revert to the kernel driver nv which doesn't do as much, but is
easily 100000% more stable.

>Or are you talking about the general case if you have a wrapper for
>a 2.4 kernel? If so, then yes, you'll need to do some programming
> to get the wrapper to do things the 2.6 way (which is what minion's
> patch basically does, it changes the NVidia 2.4 wrapper code to the
> 2.6 schemes).

Cheers, Gene
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