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Re: vmware & cisco-vpn for 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6

On Fri, 19 Jan 2007 16:40:50 +0100, Jacob (=Jouk) Jansen wrote:

> Hi all,
>    I found the following problems compiling modules for vmware and cisco-vpn
> for 2.6.19-1.2895.fc6 :
>     1) vmware uses somewhere CHECKSUM_HW. This used to be defined in
> /usr/src/kernels/2.6.19-1.2895.fc6-i686/include/linux/skbuff.h. I had to add
> "#define CHECKSUM_HW 1".
>     2) ciscovpn : in interceptor.c the function skb_checksum_help is called
> with 2 arguments. This has been changed to 1. leaving out the second
> argument did help.
>   I do not like this at all. I like "backwards-compatibility" very very
> much, so that you will not break "old" code.
>                     Jouk

I entirely agree with you.  Thanks for the note.  It looks like vpn has
incorporated the change regarding CHECKSUM_HW:

+// With linux 2.6.19, they renamed CHECKSUM_HW to CHECKSUM_COMPLETE
+  #define SKB_CHECKSUM_HELP(a,b)	skb_checksum_help((a))
+  #define SKB_CHECKSUM_HELP(a,b)	skb_checksum_help((a),(b))

Hope vmware provides a fix so that we do not have to adjust the kernel
file each time it is updated.


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