latest kernels and ndiswrapper

Alexandre Strube surak at
Mon Jan 10 10:21:18 UTC 2005

Em Sáb, 2005-01-08 às 11:38 -0300, Alexandre Strube escreveu:

Was this posted to the wrong list? Is no one interested on those issues?

> I've been trying to use a wireless card (00:08.0 Network controller:
> Intersil Corporation ISL3886 [Prism Javelin/Prism Xbow] (rev 01) - with
> isl3886 firmware). The prism54's guy Sebastien told me this firmware is
> still not supported at all but with ndiswrapper.

> As ndiswrapper wiki says at
> ,
> "Recent 2.6 kernels have an option to enable/disable 4k stack size.
> However, Fedora kernels disable this option altogether and use a 4K
> stack size, which is not enough for some windows drivers. If you are
> running a Fedora 2.6 kernel and your machine freezes after running
> <tt>modprobe ndiswrapper</tt> as described in the [Installation] page,
> you are probably using a driver that requires a stack sizegreater than
> 4K. Try installing the 16K stack kernel update fo Linuxant"
> But I don't even get to that. I can create both  userspace utilities and
> kernel module for recent kernels.
> But all of those says to me:
> FATAL: Error inserting ndiswrapper
> (/lib/modules/2.6.9-1.724_FC3/misc/ndiswrapper.ko): Unknown symbol in
> module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
> In dmesg, I have
> ndiswrapper: Unknown symbol task_nice
> This is happening with latest kernels. In fact, every FC3/rawhide kernel
> I tested have this issue. I've been able to use it with previous
> versions of fedora though.
> Is this a kernel, a fedora kernel, or a ndiswrapper issue? 

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