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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
> 	drivers/scsi/sym53c8xx_2/sym_glue.c

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-

gcc 3.3.2, binutils 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)

Built in.

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