Isapnp configuration

Nicolas FRANCOIS (AKA El Bofo) nicolas.francois at free.fr
Wed Oct 6 11:12:01 PDT 2004


Le Wed, 6 Oct 2004 12:32:42 -0400 Bryan Kadzban
<bryan at kadzban.is-a-geek.net> a écrit :

> On Wed, Oct 06, 2004 at 06:44:08PM +0200, Nicolas FRANCOIS wrote:
> > I have a weird problem with my kernel configuration (LFS 4.1, Linux
> > 2.4.20, Athlon XP, MB KT333...). When I do "make modules" :
> > 
> > make -C pnp modules
> > make[2]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux-2.4.20/drivers/pnp'
> > gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux-2.4.20/include -Wall
> > -Wstrict-prototypes-Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common
> > -fomit-frame-pointer-pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=athlon 
> > -DMODULE -DMODVERSIONS-include
> > /usr/src/linux-2.4.20/include/linux/modversions.h 
> > -nostdinc-iwithprefix include -DKBUILD_BASENAME=isapnp 
> > -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c isapnp.c isapnp.c:49:26: linux/isapnp.h: No such
> > file or directory
> 
> Do you need ISA-PnP support?  If not, just disable it instead of making
> it a module.
> 
> IIRC, my KT333 motherboard (made by Biostar) didn't have any ISA slots
> at all on it, so ISA-PnP was kind of pointless (since none of the
> onboard ISA devices were ISA-PnP either).

Works just fine. Thanks :-)

> That would be the quick way to fix it.  If you need ISA-PnP, you could
> also try just moving to a newer kernel (2.4.20 is pretty ancient, and
> new 2.4 kernels are a drop-in replacement; besides, 2.4.20 had some
> security bugs too, IIRC).

This is an old LFS system. I'll uprade as soon as I'm on vacations (three
weeks from now). And I never had to complain about it, mind you :-P Bad
kernel, but good firewall ;-)

Thanks again.

\bye

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