Bug 11922 - Appletalk support no longer configured into default kernels
Appletalk support no longer configured into default kernels
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-06-06 06:06 EDT by kucharsk
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-08-08 17:54:56 EDT
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Description kucharsk 2000-06-06 06:06:11 EDT
Prior Red Hat kernels had Appletalk support configured in by default. This
has changed in RH 6.2 (at least as of kernel 2.2.14-12). This means that
unlike updates from 5.2 to 6.0 and 6.0 to 6.1, if you want to run netatalkd
you must compile the appletalk.o module from source and copy it to
/lib/modules/2.2.14-12/net yourself.  The ipddp.o module DOES exist but
without the appletalk.o module several symbols remain undefined so it will
not load properly.

At the very least this should be mentioned in the docs somewhere as a
caveat for the upgrade...
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-08-08 17:54:54 EDT
This appears to be an oversight
Comment 2 Michael K. Johnson 2000-08-08 18:09:53 EDT
The 2.2.16-3 errata release and the current beta release
both have the appletalk.o module and have CONFIG_ATALK=m

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