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Subject[PPC64] Remove nested feature sections
Andrew, please apply:

The {BEGIN,END}_FTR_SECTION asm macros used in ppc64 to nop out
sections of code at runtime cannot be nested. However, we do nest
them in hash_low.S. We get away with it there, because there is
nothing between the BEGIN markers for each section. However, that's
confusing to someone reading the code.

This patch removes the nested ifset and ifclr feature sections,
replacing them with a single feature section in the full mask/value

Signed-off-by: David Gibson <>

Index: working-2.6/arch/ppc64/mm/hash_low.S
--- working-2.6.orig/arch/ppc64/mm/hash_low.S 2005-07-26 10:36:48.000000000 +1000
+++ working-2.6/arch/ppc64/mm/hash_low.S 2005-07-26 17:35:49.000000000 +1000
@@ -129,12 +129,10 @@
* code rather than call a C function...)
mr r4,r30
mr r5,r7
bl .hash_page_do_lazy_icache

/* At this point, r3 contains new PP bits, save them in
* place of "access" in the param area (sic)

David Gibson | I'll have my music baroque, and my code
david AT | minimalist, thank you. NOT _the_ _other_
| _way_ _around_!
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