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SubjectRe: 2.6.21-rc7-mm2
Timur Tabi wrote:
> Andrew Morton wrote:
>
>
>>> drivers/net/Kconfig:2327:warning: 'select' used by config symbol
>>> 'UCC_GETH' refer to undefined symbol 'UCC_FAST'
>>>
>> Yes, we get so many of those that I tend to ignore them, assuming that
>> someone will pick it up and fix it.
>>
>
> Is this being compiled on a non-ppc/powerpc platform?

Yes , on i386 with this config :


http://crazy.dev.frugalware.org/2.6.21-rc7-mm2/config

> That might explain it. UCC_GETH is
> defined in drivers/net/Kconfig, but UCC_FAST is defined in
> arch/powerpc/sysdev/qe_lib/Kconfig. So I supposed if you don't compile for ARCH=powerpc,
> then arch/powerpc/sysdev/qe_lib/Kconfig is never loaded?
>
> If that's the case, then we're always going to have this problem with platform-dependent
> drivers in the /drivers/ directory. The ucc_geth driver depends on the "QE library",
> which is present only on some PowerPC processors, so we put the config options for the QE
> in arch/powerpc. But since ucc_geth is a standard Ethernet driver, it exists in drivers/net.
>
>

Gabriel
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