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SubjectRe: Backporting drivers from 2.4 to 2.2
On Tue, 21 Aug 2001, Torrey Hoffman wrote:

>
> Is there a document somewhere that has some hints and tips for
> backporting 2.4 drivers to the 2.2 series? I have the O'Reilly
> Linux Device Drivers (second edition) book by Rubini and Corbet,
> but it's a little thin on this problem.
>
> Specifically, the new 2.4 PCI-related functions like:
> pci_alloc_consistent, pci_free_consistent, pci_enable_device...
>
> >From this newbie's point of view, it seems that it would be really
> nice to have a little library of functions that wrap the older 2.2
> style interface to provide the 2.4-style functions... or is this
> impossible to do in a general way?

Have a look at:

http://gtf.org/garzik/drivers/kcompat24/


Rui Sousa

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