Re: 1.3.97 doesnt compile and will not compile with 2940

Michael J. Micek (
Thu, 2 May 1996 08:11:05 -0700 (PDT)

> > Strange..... it worked fine for me.....
> >
> > Graham

Worked fine for me, too...

> No, it is impossible. It does NOT compile for you just like it doesnt
> compile for me unless you did what I did, which is copied file
> aic7xxx_seq.h from 1.3.95 distribution to /usr/src/linux/drivers/scsi.

I didn't do this. Nonetheless, the file exists.

> Other alternatives are:
> 1. You are using modules and, therefore, its a totally "different Universe"
> of which I know nothing and cant comment

I am using modules, but I do not build sd or aic7xxx as

> 2. You used patch against previous version whereas I always download new
> linux-XXX.tar.gz file (its only a few megs... :) and I have this

I *usually* patch, however, this particular time I had
fallen a few versions behind, and decided it was time to
start fresh.

> superstitous fear of using patches, the fresh kernel looks "nicer")
> and, therefore, you had the file left there from previous version.

> 3. Miracle happened and aic7xxx_seq.h got created by itself on your host
> (possible but highly unlikely IMHO)

Or, a hex was placed and aic7xxx_seq.h was swallowed up on
your machine. Though unlikely, it seems more likely to me.
After all, it is easier to destroy than to create.

Michael J. Micek, peripatetic philosopher. (currently)
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