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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL] kmemcheck updates for tip/kmemcheck

* Vegard Nossum <> wrote:

> Ingo,
> Here follows a small update to the REP instruction handling and
> removal of some obsolete code (if you worry that this is useful code,
> git will save it for us and it can be revived if needed. I believe
> that the code is simply a burden as it is today).

pulled into tip/kmemcheck, thanks Vegard!

> I couldn't figure out how to merge v2.6.27-rc5 without littering the
> pull request with all the commits that were made in Linus's repository
> since v2.6.27-rc3, but feel free to do it yourself. There should be no
> conflicts.

yeah, merges should generally be done in the upstream repo. Obviously
git-request-pull must list all the commits that happened - it doesnt
know which commits are 'interesting' or not. I've done an upstream

btw., a small build fix (see below) was needed.


From 92a9abb2c571ab8fedaee3537c5667b4e61188ce Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ingo Molnar <>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 16:50:43 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] kmemcheck: build fix
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arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c: In function ‘kmemcheck_init’:
arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: ‘setup_max_cpus’ undeclared (first use in this function)
arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: for each function it appears in.)

Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c | 2 ++
1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c b/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
index eef8c6a..75831f0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
@@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ void __init kmemcheck_init(void)
printk(KERN_INFO "kmemcheck: \"Bugs, beware!\"\n");

+#if defined(CONFIG_SMP) && !defined(CONFIG_KMEMCHECK_USE_SMP)
* Limit SMP to use a single CPU. We rely on the fact that this code
* runs before SMP is set up.
@@ -44,6 +45,7 @@ void __init kmemcheck_init(void)
"kmemcheck: Limiting number of CPUs to 1.\n");
setup_max_cpus = 1;

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