Re: SYM53c8xx Panic on Boot: 2.6.1rc1 (Alpha)
On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 04:27:20PM -0500, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 11:22:39AM -0500, Jay Estabrook wrote:
> Some additional data points:
> 1. building 2.6.1-rc1 using GCC 2.96 (yes, RH 7.2 for Alpha :-), with
> the sym53c8xx_2 driver built into a GENERIC kernel, I had no trouble
> running an NCR 875 on an LX164 booted from SRM
> 2. I did have compile-time issues, however, that were solved by removing
> the "__devexit" from the sym_detach() declaration in the file
I encountered those at first as well. I was told to turn on
CONFIG_HOTPLUG, which fixed it. (I think that was the option anyway).
> So, some additional questions:
> 1. what compiler/binutils are you using? (my original binutils have
> been updated to binutils-18.104.22.168.16-3)
gcc 3.3.2, binutils 22.214.171.124.7 20031029.
> 2. was the SYM_2 driver built/used as a module or built into the kernel?
> (if it was a module, try it as a built-in)