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SubjectRe: [VM/MEMORY-SICKNESS] 2.4.15-pre7 kmem_cache_create invalid opcode
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Doug Ledford" <dledford@redhat.com>
To: "Jeff Merkey" <jmerkey@timpanogas.org>
Cc: <arjan@fenrus.demon.nl>; <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>
Sent: Wednesday, November 21, 2001 1:38 PM
Subject: Re: [VM/MEMORY-SICKNESS] 2.4.15-pre7 kmem_cache_create invalid
opcode


> Jeff Merkey wrote:
>
> > Doug,
> >
> > I have seen some problems with the rpm build and default install of your
> > kernel sources.
> > NWFS and the SCI drivers will **NOT** build against it since you post in
a
> > linux and linux-up kernel for lilo during boot.
>
>
> It would if you used my module build kit.
>

Where is this kit? Is is included in the distribution. This is way OT,
lets take this discussion off line regarding specific red hat issues.

Jeff

> > People using these drivers
> > who email me always have to do a "make distclean" to get stuff to build.
>
>
> They (and you) think they do, but they don't.
>
> > I
> > am very familiar with the kernel.h
> > changes you guys put in that are different from stock kernels, but
despite
> > this, it's
> > far from "plug and play" for a customer building third party kernel
modules
> > on your rpms.
>
>
>
> See my build kit (which has been available since 6.2 incidentally).
> Very plug and play for a kernel developer.
>
>
>
>
>
>
> --
>
> Doug Ledford <dledford@redhat.com> http://people.redhat.com/dledford
> Please check my web site for aic7xxx updates/answers before
> e-mailing me about problems

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