Building kernel modules the debian way

What i hate after upgrading a kernel ? Compile all your modules that there are not part of the main stream kernel. If you use a custom kernel is easy. But if you want to stick for a reason with a prepackaged kernel sometimes is difficult. The debian way = Allways build a package for […]

ipw2100 and kernel 2.6.12 issues

After upgrading to kernel 2.6.12 with software suspend2 the ipw2100-1.1.0 driver stopped compiling. The following patch take care of it. It solves the[b] is_multicast_ether_addr[/b] and [b]create_workqueue[/b] errors. diff -Naur ipw2100-1.1.0/ieee80211.h ipw2100-1.1.0.test/ieee80211.h — ipw2100-1.1.0/ieee80211.h 2005-03-14 18:54:24.000000000 +0200 +++ ipw2100-1.1.0.test/ieee80211.h 2005-06-21 11:48:06.000000000 +0300 @@ -643,10 +643,12 @@ #define MAC_ARG(x) ((u8*)(x))[0],((u8*)(x))[1],((u8*)(x))[2],((u8*)(x))[3],((u8*)(x))[4],((u8*)(x))[5] +#if LINUX_VERSION_CODE < KERNEL_VERSION(2,6,12) extern inline int […]

Upgrading to Fedora Core 4

The machine that holds my blog, holds also everything for my domain 🙂 It was running fedora core 3 and it hasn’t been switched to Debian sarge (yet ?) due to the reason above. After the release of Fedora Core 4 i had 2 options: Download the CDs and use them for the upgrade or […]

Hare Krishna spam

Today i received a strange email in my gmail account: Subject: Gouranga Call out Gouranga be happy!!! Gouranga Gouranga Gouranga …. That which brings the highest happiness!! With a little search on google i came across on references on Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gouranga and the following blog. http://www.juju.org/archives/2003/04/06/call-out-gouranga-be-happy It appears that is know also as the “Hare […]

Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 released

Finally after 3 years the new debian sarge waits for us in the mirrors. For as that we were using testing upgrading is simple: Change the sources.list to point to sarge instead of testing and do aptitude update && aptitude -f –with-recommends dist-upgrade. I had allready done it when the sarge was frozen last week […]