ixgbe versions don't compile on Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS

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I am trying to compile different versions (5.10.2/5.12.5/5.13.4) of the ixgbe driver on Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS.

It keeps throwing the same error message with any version. Do you have any suggestion where the issue could be?



dcsonka@lab:~/ixgbe-5.10.2/src$ make install
*** The target kernel has CONFIG_MODULE_SIG_ALL enabled, but
*** the signing key cannot be found. Module signing has been
*** disabled for this build.
make[1]: Entering directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.15.0-166-generic'
CC [M] /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_main.o
In file included from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_osdep.h:17:0,
from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_type.h:45,
from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_dcb.h:7,
from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe.h:24,
from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_main.c:31:
/home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/kcompat.h:7242:28: error: redefinition of ‘skb_frag_off’
static inline unsigned int skb_frag_off(const skb_frag_t *frag)
In file included from ./include/linux/if_ether.h:23:0,
from ./include/uapi/linux/ethtool.h:19,
from ./include/linux/ethtool.h:18,
from ./include/linux/netdevice.h:41,
from /home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_main.c:10:
./include/linux/skbuff.h:2763:28: note: previous definition of ‘skb_frag_off’ was here
static inline unsigned int skb_frag_off(const skb_frag_t *frag)
scripts/ recipe for target '/home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_main.o' failed
make[2]: *** [/home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src/ixgbe_main.o] Error 1
Makefile:1590: recipe for target '_module_/home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src' failed
make[1]: *** [_module_/home/dcsonka/ixgbe-5.10.2/src] Error 2
make[1]: Leaving directory '/usr/src/linux-headers-4.15.0-166-generic'
Makefile:99: recipe for target 'default' failed
make: *** [default] Error 2

dcsonka@lab:~/ixgbe-5.10.2/src$ uname -a
Linux lab 4.15.0-166-generic #174-Ubuntu SMP Wed Dec 8 19:07:44 UTC 2021 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux
dcsonka@lab:~/ixgbe-5.10.2/src$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 18.04.6 LTS
Release: 18.04
Codename: bionic
N0rbert avatar
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I would recommend to install 5.13 kernel using my method from [other answer]( This kernel version ships [IXGBE config]( and probably modules too.

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