libi2c: Claiming driver slot failed

Nick Withers nick.withers at
Fri Aug 9 01:52:00 UTC 2013

On Mon, 2013-08-05 at 14:02 +1000, Nick Withers wrote:
> Hi guys,
> When I boot an MVME3100 (PowerPC) off the ticker sample application, I
> get an error message "libi2c: Claiming driver slot failed (rtems status
> code 5)".


I got past this by #defining CONFIGURE_MAXIMUM_DRIVERS up to 10.

Is this something that I should have to do? Would've thought the BSP
code'd handle this...?
Nick Withers

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