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SubjectRe: Can't build sound drivers as modules (2.5.55)
Stephen Hemminger writes:
> When I try to install with sound as a configured module:
> WARNING: /lib/modules/2.5.55/kernel/sound/soundcore.ko needs unknown
> symbol
> errno
> This is new in 2.5.55, not sure where the missing bogus definition is.
> It looks like soundcore.ko contains sound_firmware.o which is seems to
> be more of an application than a driver (open/close)...

Someone removed the 'static int errno;' declaration in sound_firmware.c.
The sys calls it uses are apparently user-space versions with errno references.

The real fix is to delete the file altogether :-) Like the comments in it
say, firmware should be inserted by a user-space application.
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