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SubjectRe: ppdev - libieee1284.so conflicts with 2.6.21
On 07/02/2007 06:47 PM, Andrew Morton wrote:
> On Mon, 02 Jul 2007 11:22:09 +0200
> Juan Antonio Martinez <jonsito@teleline.es> wrote:
>
>> I've reported this error to Fedora Bugzilla:
>>
>> http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=246406
>>
>> In sort: to use libieee1284 I need to disable ppdev usage with
>> kernel 2.6.21. Kernel 2.6.20 works fine
>>
>> [root@drake char]# uname -a
>> Linux drake.micasa.es 2.6.21-1.3228.fc7 #1 SMP Tue Jun 12 15:37:31 EDT
>> 2007 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
>>
>> By doing "echo disallow method ppdev > /etc/ieee1284.conf" everything
>> works fine on both kernels
>>
>> Seems affect several distributions, not Fedora specific:
>> http://bugs.archlinux.org/task/7438
>> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1739643&group_id=29314&atid=395778
>> http://www.digipedia.pl/man/libieee1284.3.html
>>
> Can you test a kernel with this change applied?
>
> --- a/drivers/char/ppdev.c~a
> +++ a/drivers/char/ppdev.c

He's reporting the bug against kernel 2.6.21, which does not have the
patch you are reverting applied.

ppdev hasn't changed in the six months prior to 2.6.21...
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