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Re: Ralink rt2500, can't load module



I found it in the forum :
http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?t=675&start=0&postdays=0&postorder=asc&highlight=
But it seems to not be relevant to this problem :
"That topic is about the rt2x00 driver not the legacy driver.
And the patch was not for rt2x00 but for the ieee80211 stack."

Eric

> No, that is not it. I no longer have the book mark, but it was in the
> support forums (vichu is the user name). I cannot remember which team
> member was reading my comments. They fixed up the USB part but didn't
> fix up the module_param stuff. Basically, in newer kernels, this has
> changed and the latest one now has depricated the older method. instead
> of "i" or what not for type it is int. Beyond that, I cannot remember
> what the changes were.
>
> Trever
>
> On Wed, 2006-02-22 at 22:44 +0100, Eric Tanguy wrote:
>> Le mercredi 22 février 2006 à 00:00 -0700, Trever L. Adams a écrit :
>> > This is a bug in rt2500. I reported it. It has to do with module_param
>> > call not following the new standard. They have not fixed this problem
>> > even though I reported it with a fix. I patched my own but am no
>> longer
>> > using the card (though when master mode works I will switch back due
>> to
>> > my preference for completely open source drivers instead of partially
>> > one way or the other.
>> >
>> > I suggest you ask them to fix it up for newer kernels. The problem is
>> in
>> > their MODULE_PARAM calls.
>> >
>> > Trever
>> >
>> > On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 23:09 +0100, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
>> > > On Tue, 2006-02-21 at 21:53 +0100, Igor Jagec wrote:
>> > > > I compiled beta3 and cvs drivers on FC5t3 and everything went ok,
>> but
>> > > > the rt2500 module can't be loaded. On FC5t2's default kernel
>> everything
>> > > > went ok (both, compiling and loading the rt2500 module).
>> > > >
>> > > > [root localhost Module]# /sbin/modprobe rt2500
>> > > > FATAL: Error inserting rt2500
>> > > > (/lib/modules/2.6.15-1.1955_FC5/extra/rt2500.ko): Invalid argument
>> > >
>> > > look in dmesg output for a more descriptive reason for the failure
>> > >
>> > --
>> > "He who chops his own wood, is warm twice." -- Abraham Lincoln
>> >
>> This is the report you speak about ?
>> http://sourceforge.net/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=1427910&group_id=107832&atid=648846
>> If yes could you answer questions asked for the final submission ?
>> If not could you give us the link to the report you did, please ?
>> Thanks
>> Eric
>>
>>
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