Re: Problems compiling 2.4.7 with DAC960

From: Jens Axboe (
Date: Mon Jul 30 2001 - 01:31:53 EST

On Mon, Jul 30 2001, Arnvid Karstad wrote:
> Hiya,
> I can't seem to be getting 2.4.7 to compile on one of our boxes.
> I get this error:
> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c DAC960.c
> DAC960.c: In function `DAC960_ProcessRequest':
> DAC960.c:2771: structure has no member named `sem'
> make[3]: *** [DAC960.o] Error 1
> make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/drivers/block'
> make[2]: *** [first_rule] Error 2
> make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/drivers/block'
> make[1]: *** [_subdir_block] Error 2
> make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.7/drivers'
> make: *** [_dir_drivers] Error 2
> [root@x linux]#
> I get the same error when trying to compile it as a module..
> Is it broken, or is something else broken?

General hint: search the archives before posting, maybe someone else
already did and someone just might have posted a fix. This subject has
come up several times now :-)

But -> get 2.4.8-pre2, it includes updates to DAC960 to make it work
with the new completion interface.

Jens Axboe

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