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Re: [linrad] Svgalib 1.4.3 to 1.9.18
- Subject: Re: [linrad] Svgalib 1.4.3 to 1.9.18
- From: Stan <stan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
- Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2004 17:31:02 +0000
Every Linux distribution has its own peculiarities and tricks. So I can
not comment on Red Hat.
I believe you have to deinstall svgalib-1.4.3 and its connections to the
kernel before installing 1.9.18
or any other version.
Will see you at the conference this weekend. The door prize extravaganza
is shaping up well.
Did you have to do:
> The problem is that RH kernel includes a feature (rmap VM),
> which is hard (at least, for me) to find. To compile
> the module anyway, make sure you have the latest version
> (1.9.18) and edit the file kernel26compat.h, changing line 10, so that
> it is a copy of line 22 ( so that io_remap_page_range() sees 5
> arguments). There might be similar issue with minor versus MINOR, which
> requires similar changes near the end of the file.
> Maybe you can help me here - all that is needed here is a
> gcc pre-processor trick that will find out if the rmap VM is used.
>I had to use Makefile.alt to compile svgalib_helper.
>Leif / SM5BSZ
I was able to make the needed changes in kernel26compat.h and now I am
wondering if I need to make clean the 1.4.3 before installing the 1.9.18?
I wish I could comment about your audio problem. I will see you at the
NEWS Confrence this weekend.
73, Stan, KA1ZE