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SubjectRe: Linux-2.6.13-rc7
On Thu, 25 Aug 2005, Al Viro wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2005 at 09:59:05AM -0400, Sam Creasey wrote:
> > I have been a little out of it for a while on the sun3 stuffs, I'll admit
> > (cursed day job), but I really, really intend to get recent 2.6 running
> > again. Knowing that the rest of m68k is at least compiling is a good
> > start point. Still, I'm going with Geert, and I'm not sure where the
> > compile regressions would have come from (outside of the video/serial
> > drivers, which don't compile in m68k CVS either).
> >
> > What compile failures are you seeing?
> After looking at that for a while... It's the second hairball in there ;-)
> flush_icache_range()/flush_icache_user_range() stuff, with all related
> fun. Note that mainline has flush_ichace_range() in memory.c, which is
> not picked by sun3.

Indeed, the cache flush routines have to be moved to a separate file, as per
376-cache.diff. But that one depends on 362-cache.diff, that's why it's still
in my POSTPONED queue, until the originator has pushed that one upstream.



Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 --

In personal conversations with technical people, I call myself a hacker. But
when I'm talking to journalists I just say "programmer" or something like that.
-- Linus Torvalds
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