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SubjectRe: test13-pre6 weird with tdfx.o
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> J Sloan wrote:
>
> > Frank Jacobberger wrote:
> >
> > > This is a first for tdfx.o not loading with XFree 4.01.
> > >
> > > All prior kernel build through test13-pre5 would load just fine...
> > >
> > > Strange...
> >
> > Very strange - others on this list, self included,
> > have reported something a bit different:
> >
> > tdfx.o has not loaded in any kernel since -test12.

It haven't loaded since test13-pre1 for me.
Only the 'module version' was broken.
Last test12-pre7 was fine, here.
It was introduced with the Makefile cleanups.

[snip]
> Hi,
>
> This is lets it load. The same missing symbols happen with mga as well...
> This is from a patch posted here two weeks ago:
>
> --- linux/drivers/char/drm/drmP.old Thu Dec 28 16:27:34 2000
> +++ linux/drivers/char/drm/drmP.h Sat Dec 23 13:57:08 2000
> @@ -40,6 +40,7 @@
> #include <asm/current.h>
> #endif /* __alpha__ */
> #include <linux/config.h>
> +#include <linux/modversions.h>
> #include <linux/module.h>
> #include <linux/kernel.h>
> #include <linux/miscdevice.h>
>
> Not sure if this is more than a temporay fix though.
>
> Ed Tomlins
[snip]

I think this patch is very fine.
It works here without a hitch.
Rik?

> > The makefile changes have broken it.
> >
> > Are you certain tdfx.o loads for you in prior -test13
> > versions? If so, that would be a most disturbing
> > development...
> >
> > jjs
>
> Yes your right... I just haven't noticed... Why doesn't someone fix it?
>
> Frank

I am involved a little bit into the DRI development and I think it is because
all the DRI guys (VA Linux) especially Rik Faith are out for vacation...:-)

Happy New Year!

-Dieter

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University of Hamburg
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