[lug] pte_offset in a device driver isn't being found

Andrew Gilmore agilmore at uc.usbr.gov
Tue Jun 24 09:05:57 MDT 2003

I ran into this on the ATI driver, and noted that the RH 9 kernels have
the 2.5 interface and pte_offset_kernel. Of course, the ATI drivers do
not have a version for XFree 4.3, so all was for nought.

If that matters. :)


On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 08:35, Michael J. Hammel wrote:
> On Mon, 2003-06-23 at 09:07, Jonathan Corbet wrote:
> > I don't know if KRUD uses the stock RH kernel or not.  They do heavily
> > patch their kernels.  My guess is that you've been hit by that.
> > pte_offset() doesn't work quite the same way in 2.5, and I wonder if they
> > have, once again, backported some of the changes.  Might you have a
> > definition of pte_offset_map()?
> Two, one for #if defined(CONFIG_HIGHPTE) and the other if this isn't
> defined.

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