Re: [PARPORT] Compiling ftape and ppa

Claus-Justus Heine (
12 Oct 1998 09:51:53 +0200

Larry Barlow <> writes:

> I have compiled both of these several times but I have encountered a problem
> this time. I recently re-installed with RH 5.1 and am running the stock
> kernel. I have not compiled the kernel this time (FAT 32 is in the stock
> kernel) as I normally do when I upgrade. Both the ftape and ppa compiles
> complain about a missing header (modversions.h). I have installed both source
> and header packages. modversions.h is not in the header package that came with
> RH 5.1. Where do I get this header file or does a kernel compile build it?

The kernel compile will create this file in case you have enabled
CONFIG_MODVERSIONS during kernel configuration.

Apparently, RH ships with a kernel which preconfigured with
CONFIG_MODVERSIONS but doesn't provide the necessary modversions.h


  Claus-Justus Heine      

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