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To: "Dick St.Peters" <stpeters,AT,NetHeaven,DOT,com>
Subject: Re: AW: is a kernel 2.6.14.* patch available
From: Stephan von Krawczynski <skraw,AT,ithnet,DOT,com>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2005 11:05:43 +0100
Cc: villy,AT,sft,DOT,ru, cipe-l,AT,inka,DOT,de
In-reply-to: <17290.29774.496557.513282@saint.heaven.net>
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On Sun, 27 Nov 2005 22:06:54 -0500
"Dick St.Peters" <stpeters,AT,NetHeaven,DOT,com> wrote:

> Vitaly Protsko writes:
> > Seems, it is an old-old mis-design (?) "feature" - compile your kernel w/o
> > "regparam" and cipe will go to work properly ...
> > 
> > Can anybody look onto it to fix?
> 
> Setting the kernel config parameter CONFIG_PARM alters the way the
> kernel passes function arguments internally.  Unless a module is
> compiled to match it will almost certainly fail.  The module will be
> expecting to get arguments from the rest of the kernel on the stack,
> but the kernel will pass some of them in registers.
> 
> Compiling the cipe kernel module with "-mregparm=3" added to the gcc
> arguments should make a working cipe module.  Maybe somebody with a
> SUSE kernel could try this ...

I did, it does not work.

-- 
Regards,
Stephan


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