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Subject2.3.23pre6: drivers/char/bttv.c does not compile
Is there a fix for this looming around somewhere?

Roman Zippel [zippel@fh-brandenburg.de] wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, 21 Oct 1999, Alan Cox wrote:
>
> > > These files are very similar. It looks as if one were written
> > > from the other. Both of these files define a routine called uvirt_to_kva
> > > that attempts to do some arithmetic on the result of pte_page(),
> >
> > Yes I saw this. The bttv code needs the main memory subsystem to support
> > a kmalloc/getfreepage below 4Gig. The rest of it looks fairly easy to fix.
>
> There are more bugs, like in mm/swapfile.c:unuse_pte(), where a page
> struct ptr is used as an argument to MAP_NR. :(
> I tried to update the m68k kernel to 2.3.23 during the weekend and gave up
> because of the mess. Why the hell has pte_page() a different meaning now,
> but still the same name (without a single comment)?
> I'm wondering how that works at all... :(
>
> bye, Roman
>
>
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