Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Wed 16 Apr 2014, 12:57
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Additional Software (PETs, n' stuff) » Drivers
lucid 5.2.8, 'meye' kernel module for sony vaio c1xd wanted
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 1 [4 Posts]  
Author Message
IanJ

Joined: 24 Dec 2011
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Sat 24 Dec 2011, 20:55    Post subject:  lucid 5.2.8, 'meye' kernel module for sony vaio c1xd wanted  

I've tried to compile the module myself but when I recompile the modules I get errors and can't load any of them. Maybe had something to do with my using 528.iso but installing *devx_528-4.sfs to compile stuff with seeing as the original devx_528.sfs was no longer available from the repository.

I never had such issues compiling kernel modules on linux before ...

I have since updated my install to lupu-528.004.iso to repair the damage I did by recompiling the kernel modules.

The computer has only 400mhz and 192mb ram so it takes forever to compile anything. I've tried unsuccessfully 3 times taking the best part of 2 days.

If someone would be kind enough to compile this module for me it would be very much appreciated!

merry xmas!

Ian
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
8-bit


Joined: 03 Apr 2007
Posts: 3274
Location: Oregon

PostPosted: Sun 25 Dec 2011, 03:05    Post subject:  

If you want someone to try to compile a module for you, a good start would be to provide a link to the source code for that module.

I mean if you added an 'r' to the name you gave for it, you would have my last name!

Also, make sure you are using the correct kernel source SFS file for lucid 5.2.8.
I use the "Load SFS on the fly" utility to load the devx and kernel source SFS files when I compile something.
Also, I have found occasions where the compiler complains of the wrong version of the compiler being used to compile the kernel source.

"But that is another story." Line from movie "The NeverEnding Story."
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
IanJ

Joined: 24 Dec 2011
Posts: 3

PostPosted: Sun 25 Dec 2011, 08:50    Post subject:  

I downloaded the correct kernel source from within quickpet. Unfortunately I couldn't do the same for the devx as it was no longer in the repository, maybe there was an issue with it? This meant that I had to manually download lupu_devx_528-4.sfs (which I don't know is compatible with the first release 528 iso).

All I know is that after recompiling the modules myself using the kernel source downloaded from quickpet with the later -4 devx none of them would load. There were error messages but I can't remember exactly what they were.

Maybe this is a known error?

I would have thought that if someone is running 5.2.8 and is familiar with building kernels / modules then they would already have the stuff necessary to build the meye module, that's if it exists within the standard puppy kernel sources (2.6.33.2 if it hasn't been stripped down in some way). I could find no reference to it when I did 'make menuconfig' and I double checked by opening the .config file in vi and searching for 'MEYE'.

I just downloaded the same kernel version from kernel.org repository and extracted the two modules that I think are needed (.c and .h along with .txt files). These are attached to the post.

Hopefully that gives some background on the problem and the necessary files to create the modules.

Regards,

Ian
sony.zip
Description  sony-laptop.(c+h+txt) meye.(c+h+txt)
zip

 Download 
Filename  sony.zip 
Filesize  40.37 KB 
Downloaded  325 Time(s) 
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
tempestuous

Joined: 10 Jun 2005
Posts: 5139
Location: Australia

PostPosted: Wed 28 Dec 2011, 01:40    Post subject:  

Done.
http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=592101#592101
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 [4 Posts]  
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » Advanced Topics » Additional Software (PETs, n' stuff) » Drivers
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0542s ][ Queries: 13 (0.0163s) ][ GZIP on ]