[CentOS] via vb 8001 : vt1211 driver

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Dec 29 22:07:32 UTC 2009


On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 1:14 PM, Ben Mohilef <benm at dsl-only.net> wrote:
> I could find no precompiled driver that worked. However, I found GNU-GPL code for one that works
> nicely on the Point Clark Networks' site. The instructions are for ClearOS 5.4 which is similar to
> RHEL/Centos.
>
> Roll your own driver with instructions and vt1211.c code at
>
> http://www.grassmere-productions.pointclark.net/vt1211/vt1211.txt
>
> Install kernel-devel and start at Paragraph #3.
>
> Works nice on my little M10000 mini-itx epia box.  Until elrepo or Redhat or Centos supports a
> vt1211.ko  for RHEL/Centos 5.4, you will have the privilege of recompiling and reinstalling it every time
> you update the kernel ( about a 3 minute adventure ).

Anyone reading the ELRepo mailing list would know that kABI-tracking
kmod-vt1211 now exists. :-D

http://lists.elrepo.org/pipermail/elrepo/2009-December/000186.html

Thanks to Phil/NedSlider.

Akemi


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