Re: VMware-workstation-4.5.1 on linux-2.6.4-x86_64 host fai
From: Pavel Machek
Date: Tue Mar 30 2004 - 07:35:03 EST
> Hmm, it's a SuSE issue then, nice to know (and easily fixable ;-).
> > On 2.6.x kernels additionally (problem you are hitting now)
> > SIO*BRIDGE ioctls were moved from "compatible" to "not so
> > compatible" group. If you'll just mark them as "compatible", it
> > will work sufficiently well to get networking in VMware.
> I found it. Fixed it with this patch:
> --- include/linux/compat_ioctl.h~ 2004-03-12 18:37:26.000000000 +0100
> +++ include/linux/compat_ioctl.h 2004-03-24 12:34:30.000000000 +0100
> @@ -247,10 +247,10 @@
> -/* FIXME: not compatible
> +/* FIXME: not compatible */
> +/* reactivated for vmware */
Marking ioctl compatible when it is not is pretty nasty, right? What
about writing conversion functions?
When do you have a heart between your knees?
[Johanka's followup: and *two* hearts?]
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