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SubjectRe: Ethernet driver on 2.6.22
On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 12:40:07 +1000 hce wrote:

> Thanks Randy.
>
> On 9/24/07, Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 08:52:36 +1000 hce wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I am upgrading from kernel 2.6.11 to 2.6.22 on ARM S3C2400A and found
> > > a following issue on 2.6.22.
> > >
> > > On 2.6.11, I selected CONFIG_ISA, CONFIG_NET_PCI and CONFIG_CS89X0 to
> > > build CS8900A Ethernet driver to kernel, it was running perfect.
> > >
> > > But on 2.6.22, I made the same configuration for CS8900A, the cs89x0.o
> > > could not be compiled in to the kernel (or as a module when I tried to
> > > CONFIG_CS89X0=m) unless I commented out depends statement in
> > > drivers/net/Kconfig. I double checked all three are CONFIG_ISA=y,
> > > CONFIG_NET_PCI=y and CONFIG_CS89X0=y. Any explanation please, was I
> > > missing something here?
> >
> > I didn't look in 2.6.11 Kconfig files, but in 2.6.22, this driver is
> > limited to 3 specific boards:
> >
> > config CS89x0
> > tristate "CS89x0 support"
> > depends on NET_PCI && (ISA || MACH_IXDP2351 || ARCH_IXDP2X01 || ARCH_PNX010X)
>
> The Kconfig for CS89x0 in 2.6.11 is exactly the same as 2.6.22.
>
> > Does ARM S3C2400A qualify as any of those? (MACH_... or ARCH_...)
>
> I can run CS89x0 for ARM S3C2400 in 2.6.11, at least I can say yes,
> the ARM S3C2400A qualifies those in 2.6.11, I don't know the 2.6.22
> and I hope someone knows 2.6.22 well can answer it.
>
> > (latter: ARCH_PNX010X is not used anywhere else AFAICT)
>
> Yes, but you only need to enable ISA and NET_PCI to use CS89x0.

Right.

I don't have any problem building CS89x0 for X86_32:
make defconfig then enable ISA (what!?!? why not in defconfig?)
and then enable CS89x0.

Please send your .config file.

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~Randy
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