Any chance -STABLE third party modules will work with DF ?

drhodus at drhodus at
Mon Sep 8 08:58:52 PDT 2003

Quoting Andrew Atrens <atrens at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:

> Hi All,
> I've got two - nvidia.ko ( the nvidia port ) - I'm hopeful this will
> work -, and
> hpt374.ko ( Highpoint RAID driver )  - I'm less hopeful about this one ...
> As a datapoint, the recent PAE changes MFC'd to -stable seem to break
> the hpt374 module pretty badly - it panics during init if PAE is
> enabled. Luoqi confirmed that PAE changes to the kernel ABI are the
> reason for the breakage.
> Not sure if I should have posted this to bugs or kernel :)   ...

Not sure I'm understanding what your trying to say. Are you seeing
a panic trying to load these modules under DF ? We don't have the PAE
code added to DF at this current time. If your seeing a panic under
DF please post infomation regarding the panic.


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