2.1.99 [xd,isdn,kmod] : XT disk driver [patches] (fwd)

ADAM Sulmicki (adam@cfar.umd.edu)
Sat, 2 May 1998 19:42:45 -0400 (EDT)

Anyone cares to apply the patch attached below to 2.1.99 .. the problem
still exist and I'm trying to build all-modules-inclued-kernel.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Andrzej Krzysztofowicz <ankry@green.mif.pg.gda.pl>
To: linux-kernel@vger.rutgers.edu
Date: Thu, 9 Apr 1998 13:29:10 +0200 (CEST)
Subject: XT disk driver [patches]

I attach corrected versions of xd.c patches against 2.1.9[34] and
Alan's 2.0.34pre7. Please don't apply previous patches (they are buggy).

diff --unified --new-file --recursive --exclude-from exclude linux.vanilla/drivers/block/xd.c linux/drivers/block/xd.c
--- linux-2.1.93/drivers/block/xd.c.old Wed Apr 8 20:12:26 1998
+++ linux/drivers/block/xd.c Wed Apr 8 20:28:12 1998
@@ -706,8 +706,7 @@
switch (address) {
case 0x00000:
case 0xC8000: break; /*initial: 0x320 */
- case 0xCA000: if (xd[3]<=0) xd_iobase = 0x324;
- break;
+ case 0xCA000: xd_iobase = 0x324;
case 0xD0000: /*5150CX*/
case 0xD8000: break; /*5150CX & 5150XL*/
default: printk("xd_dtc_init_controller: unsupported BIOS address %06x\n",address);
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Another problem is with ISDN HISAX, they like to fail to compile for
any reason [say you can't inlucd generic hisax support only]

Finally, does anyone has suggestion what could be causing the following
error? [see last two lines]

Linux version 2.1.99 (root@styx.sulmicki.erols.com) (gcc version #1 SMP Sat May 2 00:32:15 EDT 1998
Console: 16 point font, 400 scans
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25, 1 virtual console (max 63)
Calibrating delay loop... 132.71 BogoMIPS
Memory: 63116k/65528k available (840k kernel code, 400k reserved, 1136k data, 36k init)
Checking if this processor honours the WP bit even in supervisor mode... Ok.
Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039 for Linux 2.1
Swansea University Computer Society TCP/IP for NET3.037
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP
Checking 386/387 coupling... Ok, fpu using exception 16 error reporting.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... Ok.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
CPU0: Cyrix 6x86MX 2.5x Core/Bus Clock stepping 04
SMP motherboard not detected. Using dummy APIC emulation.
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfb1b0
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware.
Starting kswapd v 1.5
Serial driver version 4.25 with enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
APM BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x07 (Driver version 1.4)
Entry f000:80b0 cseg16 f000 dseg fdfc cseg len e6ff, cseg16 len 0, dseg len 0
Connection version 1.2
AC on line, battery status unknown, battery life unknown
battery flag 0x80, battery life unknown
PIIX4: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
PIIX4: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
ide0: BM-DMA at 0xf000-0xf007, BIOS settings: hda:pio, hdb:pio
ide1: BM-DMA at 0xf008-0xf00f, BIOS settings: hdc:pio, hdd:pio
hda: WDC AC36400L, ATA DISK drive
hdc: CD-532E, ATAPI CDROM drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hda: WDC AC36400L, 6149MB w/256kB Cache, CHS=784/255/63, UDMA
Partition check:
hda: hda1 hda2 < hda5 hda6 hda7 hda8 > hda3 hda4 < hda9 hda10 hda11 hda12 >
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 36k freed
Adding Swap: 130748k swap-space (priority -1)
VFS: file-max limit 4096 reached
kmod: failed to exec /sbin/modprobe -s -k net-pf-1, errno = 23


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