[parisc-linux] Re: Kernel Compilation error 2.4.20

John David Anglin dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca
Tue, 29 Apr 2003 11:00:50 -0400 (EDT)

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> In file included from ide-cd.c:318:
> ide-cd.h: At top level:
> ide-cd.h:440: error: long, short, signed or unsigned used invalidly for

The problem is that the types "__u8" and "short" can't be used together:

	__u8 short slot_tablelen;

I'd remove the __u8 from the above line in ide-cd.h and retry your build.