Bug 70812 - Request to have arcnet modules built in standard kernel
Request to have arcnet modules built in standard kernel
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-05 14:09 EDT by Peter Fales
Modified: 2008-08-01 12:22 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:39:48 EDT
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Description Peter Fales 2002-08-05 14:09:56 EDT
Is there any reason why the arcnet modules (arcnet, rcf1201,
com20020, com90xx) couldn't be built as part of the standard 
kernel?  I realize that not to many people use this hardware, 
but there are a few of us, and it would be very helpful.  This
is the main reason why I have to build a new kernel every time
a new RedHat release comes out.  The modules are all pretty small, 
so there shouldn't be much overhead in including them.
Comment 1 Peter Fales 2002-10-20 23:11:32 EDT
Here's another vote for this.  I was about to file a similar request until
I saw that someone beat me to it.  Like the originator, I was going to note
that this should add very little overhead, and would be very helpful
to those of us using arcnet.
Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:39:48 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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