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SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] Fix b43 driver build for arm
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On Monday 18 February 2008 23:13:24 Russell King wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2008 at 11:08:56PM +0100, Michael Buesch wrote:
> > On Monday 18 February 2008 23:03:10 Gordon Farquharson wrote:
> > > The b43 driver in 2.6.25-rc[12] fails to build for arm on an x86_64
> > > box using a cross-compiler:
> > >
> > > FATAL: drivers/net/wireless/b43/b43: sizeof(struct ssb_device_id)=6 is
> > > not a modulo of the size of section __mod_ssb_device_table=64.
> > > Fix definition of struct ssb_device_id in mod_devicetable.h
> >
> > Why does ARM have this special requirement and what is it about?
>
> Because ARM is a 32 bit architecture.

Ehm, I didn't see this warning on any other architecture nor did we
have _any_ problem with it on any other architecture.
This code runs fine on x86_32, x86_64, powerpc and mips, at least.

--
Greetings Michael.


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