Santanu Roy sroy at broadcom.com
Fri Dec 17 14:32:41 EST 2004

OK, I will contact the vendor. However,I think this is failing even
before the driver is loaded. What could cause that? 

-----Original Message-----
From: willy at www.linux.org.uk [mailto:willy at www.linux.org.uk] On Behalf
Of Matthew Wilcox
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2004 11:30 AM
To: Santanu Roy
Cc: linux-pcmcia at lists.infradead.org

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 11:26:30AM -0800, Santanu Roy wrote:
> I am having trouble bringing up my wireless driver
> When I do the following.....I get the following error....need some 
> help to identify the root cause....
> root at insmod 
> /lib/modules/2.4.20_mvl31-compulab_armcore/wl.o
> Warning: loading /lib/modules/2.4.20_mvl31-compulab_armcore/wl.o will 
> taint the kernel: noe See http://www.tux.org/lkml/#export-tainted for 
> information about tainted modules

You need to contact the person who gave you this non-GPL driver. Nobody
here can help you.

> /lib/modules/2.4.20_mvl31-compulab_armcore/wl.o: init_module: No such 
> device
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, 
> including invalid IO or . You may find more information in syslog or 
> the output from dmesg

ie init_module returned -ENODEV.  It failed to find the hardware. Again,
you'd need to talk to your supplier.

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