modversion issue on redhat 9

Ryan Abbenhuys sneeze at
Wed Aug 27 04:12:17 EDT 2003

Hostap installs perfectly for me under Redhat9 using pcmcia-cs-3.2.4 and
kernel 2.4.21
No unresolved symbols or errors.  HostAP appears to function fine, it's just
that I have no Tx-Power settings or ability to alter it.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jun Sun" <jsun at>
To: <hostap at>
Sent: Wednesday, August 27, 2003 4:03 PM
Subject: modversion issue on redhat 9

> I am surprised that nobody has reported this problem before.
> Basically if you compile hostap modules for a redhat 9 box, you
> will end up many unresolved kernel symbols when you install the modules.
> The problem is that hostap would include linux/modversions.h file ahead
> of all other header files, but in reality this file needs to be included
> after linux/rhconfig.h file because many #ifdef's used there.
> I attached a quick hack here which makes thing work.  I suspect
> the true fix is in linux/modversions.h, which should include
> linux/rhconfig.h
> Jun


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