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SubjectRe: [patch 5/7] Use extended crashkernel command line on ppc64
Hi,

* Andrew Morton <akpm@linux-foundation.org> [2007-09-25 21:45]:
> On Tue, 25 Sep 2007 20:23:02 +0200 Bernhard Walle <bwalle@suse.de> wrote:
>
> > This patch adapts the ppc64 code to use the generic parse_crashkernel()
> > function introduced in the generic patch of that series.
>
> I really don't like to see patches get a wholesale replacement, especially
> when they've been looked at by a few people and have had some testing, etc.
> It's not possible to see what changed and people need to re-review stuff
> they've already reviewed, etc.

Sorry, I didn't know that this is the preferred way. I just thought
it's more clear if the patches are replaced if the patch set is
finally pushed into Linus' tree.

> diff -puN arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c~use-extended-crashkernel-command-line-on-ppc64-update arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c~use-extended-crashkernel-command-line-on-ppc64-update
> +++ a/arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.c
> @@ -63,7 +63,7 @@ NORET_TYPE void machine_kexec(struct kim
>
> void __init reserve_crashkernel(void)
> {
> - unsigned long long crash_size = 0, crash_base;
> + unsigned long long crash_size, crash_base;
> int ret;
>
> /* this is necessary because of lmb_phys_mem_size() */
> _
>
>
> which I suspect will now create a compiler warning.

No, it doesn't. I just verified this.

CHK include/linux/compile.h
CC arch/powerpc/kernel/machine_kexec.o
LD arch/powerpc/kernel/built-in.o


Thanks,
Bernhard
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