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SubjectRe: [PATCH] 2.4.4 breaks VMware
tpepper@vato.org wrote:
> This patch replaces a wee bit of code vmware wanted in include/linux/skbuff.h
> although I'm guessing it was removed for a reason and vmware should be patched
> to use the new method.
>

Better to patch vmware rather than the kernel. Here's a patch thet
should be applied to source files in
/usr/lib/vmware/modules/source/vmnet.tar


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=====================================================================diff -urw vmnet-only/vnetInt.h vmnet-only-patched/vnetInt.h
--- vmnet-only/vnetInt.h Wed Nov 1 20:48:28 2000
+++ vmnet-only-patched/vnetInt.h Tue Apr 17 23:29:47 2001
@@ -16,9 +16,15 @@
# define KFREE_SKB(skb, type) kfree_skb(skb)
# define DEV_KFREE_SKB(skb, type) dev_kfree_skb(skb)
# define SKB_INCREF(skb) atomic_inc(&(skb)->users)
+# ifdef KERNEL_2_4_0
+# define SKB_IS_CLONE_OF(clone, skb) ( \
+ skb_cloned(clone) \
+ )
+# else
# define SKB_IS_CLONE_OF(clone, skb) ( \
skb_datarefp(clone) == skb_datarefp(skb) \
)
+# endif
# define SK_ALLOC(pri) sk_alloc(0, pri, 1)
# define DEV_QUEUE_XMIT(skb, dev, pri) ( \
(skb)->dev = (dev), \
\
 
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