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Date:	Fri, 09 Feb 2007 14:45:22 -0800
From:	James Ketrenos <jketreno@...ux.intel.com>
To:	Pavel Roskin <proski@....org>
CC:	linux-wireless@...r.kernel.org,
	ipw3945-devel@...ts.sourceforge.net, netdev@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] d80211 based driver for Intel PRO/Wireless 3945ABG

Pavel Roskin wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-02-09 at 14:18 -0800, James Ketrenos wrote:
>>> grep: /lib/modules/2.6.20/build//include/linux/netdevice.h: No such file
>>> or directory
...
>> I'll look into it.  Does it work if you explicitly set KSRC to point to 
>> your kernel sources?
>>
>> $ make KSRC=/lib/modules/2.6.20/source
> 
> That works.  At least it doesn't report errors.  But it doesn't create a
> single object file.

'make' builds a set of sources compatible with the running kernel (or 
the one pointed to via KSRC=).

'make patch_kernel' will then install the sources into your kernel tree. 
  You then build d80211 as part of your main kernel (either as a module 
or static)  The changes 'patch_kernel' makes do not require a full 
kernel rebuild (you can just build the 80211 modules).

We'll want to add the ability to build as out-of-tree .ko's (similar to 
what iwlwifi does) but I wanted to get the project announced.

> "build" is still hardcoded in iwlwifi's Makefile.  It's interesting that
> D80211_INC is defined twice in Makefile.  That must be wrong.

Now that you point it out, I hadn't tried using KSRC w/ the iwlwifi 
build, just d80211.  I'll have to fix that :)

Thanks,
James
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