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01micko


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PostPosted: Thu 05 Jan 2012, 17:45    Post_subject:  

Why is this thread broken mods? Can't edit!
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PostPosted: Sat 07 Jan 2012, 22:57    Post_subject:  

Registered users should now be able to edit their posts in this Compiling subsection, attach files, download files, etc., just as they can anywhere else in the forum. If I'm wrong, please send me a PM. Thank you. Smile
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PostPosted: Tue 10 Jan 2012, 16:16    Post_subject:  

Flash wrote:
Registered users should now be able to edit their posts in this Compiling subsection, attach files, download files, etc., just as they can anywhere else in the forum. If I'm wrong, please send me a PM. Thank you. Smile


Thanks Flash Smile , works now.

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PostPosted: Wed 11 Jan 2012, 17:31    Post_subject: lack of .config?  

But I really didn't want to change kernel, would I not
have to make a new puppy_slacko_5.3.1.sfs?
kernel 2.6.37.6
I see now that it downloads the correct version,
is there a config in it?

The title say it all.
All that I have been able to get is
Invalid module format ,
even after getting modversion matching (from modinfo)
I attribute this to lack of .config, a copy from /boot,
copied somewhere into incude as well as /usr/src/linux
dmesg says disagrees about version of symbol module_layout
I have more or less given up, puppy is not suitable
for this netbook at this time
It take more than a hour to compile on this dual core atom
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PostPosted: Wed 11 Jan 2012, 18:57    Post_subject: Still fails  

There is a 2.5.37.6 src available
And this src bundle has a .config
cd to wifi src, make uninstall; make clean; make; make install
modprobe rtlwifi
Invalid module format
dmesg |tail
disagrees about version of symbol module_layout

I had absolutely no problem with salix or pclinuxos
compiling this driver, and it works

BTW the vermagic is identical to say aufs or cfg80211
(as shown by modinfo)
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PostPosted: Fri 13 Jan 2012, 23:30    Post_subject:  

The .config is always in the puppy release, it is located (in slacko-MAIN)
at:
/etc/modules/DOTconfig-K2.6.37.6-SMP-TICKLESS-20110520


EDIT:

Hmmmm.. apparently Barry wrestled with this module for some time, here, failed.

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PostPosted: Sat 14 Jan 2012, 02:00    Post_subject: That's it  

Thanks so much

/etc/modules/DOTconfig-K2.6.37.6-SMP-TICKLESS-20110520

with this as .config all works well, connects, etc

BTW my realtek src is dated mid august '11 ,
for ce, se, and de chips (8192, 8188)
(Aug 16 to be precise)
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