Bug 589115 - RFE: add advansys.ko to x86_64 build
RFE: add advansys.ko to x86_64 build
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2010-05-05 08:36 EDT by Paul Howarth
Modified: 2011-02-03 21:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2011-02-03 21:59:24 EST
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Description Paul Howarth 2010-05-05 08:36:18 EDT
The x86_32 build already includes the advansys driver but lots of users are gradually updating to 64-bit machines and want to use the 64-bit OS.

I have anecdotal evidence from Martin Tee (who I will Cc: on this ticket) that the driver works on x86_64, at least with a scanner.

However, I note that in Bug #141004 it was mentioned that "this is safe to enable on x86 even though its broken on other architectures" (the driver hasn't been converted to use the "new" DMA-mapping code); does x86 include x86_64?
Comment 1 Chuck Ebbert 2011-02-03 21:59:24 EST
Sure, why not? Everyone else does. Will be enabled in 2.6.38-rc3-git3

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