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SubjectRe: [Announce] 2.6.29-rc8-rt2
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On Fri, 2009-03-20 at 18:45 +0100, Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> We are pleased to announce the next update to our new preempt-rt
> series.
>
> - resurrected ARM and PowerPC support
> - tracing fixes for ARM (Uwe Kleine-Koenig)
>
> The support for ARM/PowerPC has only been lightly tested. It might
> crash and burn your system, make your hair curl, frigthen your cat and
> give you sleepless nights. You have been warned !

During a build attempt on powerpc, I am seeing:

In file included from include/linux/mmzone.h:776,
from include/linux/gfp.h:5,
from include/linux/slab.h:13,
from include/linux/percpu.h:6,
from include/linux/rcupdate.h:40,
from include/linux/rculist.h:11,
from include/linux/dcache.h:7,
from include/linux/fs.h:299,
from init/do_mounts_rd.c:4:
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/mmzone.h:32: error:
expected ‘=’, ‘,’, ‘;’, ‘asm’ or ‘__attribute__’ before
‘numa_cpumask_lookup_table’
In file included from include/linux/topology.h:35,
from include/linux/gfp.h:8,
from include/linux/slab.h:13,
from include/linux/percpu.h:6,
from include/linux/rcupdate.h:40,
from include/linux/rculist.h:11,
from include/linux/dcache.h:7,
from include/linux/fs.h:299,
from init/do_mounts_rd.c:4:
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h: In function
‘node_to_cpumask’:
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h:22: error:
‘numa_cpumask_lookup_table’ undeclared (first use in this function)
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h:22: error:
(Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h:22: error:
for each function it appears in.)
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h: In function
‘node_to_first_cpu’:
/root/linux-2.6.29-rc8/arch/powerpc/include/asm/topology.h:29: error:
‘numa_cpumask_lookup_table’ undeclared (first use in this function)
make[1]: *** [init/do_mounts_rd.o] Error 1
make[1]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....


I have locally fixed by adding an include just above the cpumask_t
reference. The include may belong elsewhere, but in case I got it
right,.. :-)

Signed-Off-By: Will Schmidt <will_schmidt@vnet.ibm.com>

--


diff --git a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/mmzone.h
b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/mmzone.h
index 19f299b..530fa41 100644
--- a/arch/powerpc/include/asm/mmzone.h
+++ b/arch/powerpc/include/asm/mmzone.h
@@ -28,6 +28,8 @@ extern struct pglist_data *node_data[];
* Following are specific to this numa platform.
*/

+#include <linux/cpumask.h>
+
extern int numa_cpu_lookup_table[];
extern cpumask_t numa_cpumask_lookup_table[];
#ifdef CONFIG_MEMORY_HOTPLUG


Thanks,
-Will

>
> On PowerPC watch out for the following warning:
>
> __do_IRQ called for irq X. PREEMPT_RT will crash your system soon.
>
> __do_IRQ is deprecated and -rt does not support it anymore. Most of
> the PowerPC subarchitectures do not longer use it, but you might be
> unlucky and hit one of the remaining users. RT will spit out the
> message above and then do what it said. :)
>
> Download locations:
>
> http://rt.et.redhat.com/download/
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/rt/
>
> Information on the RT patch can be found at:
>
> http://rt.wiki.kernel.org/index.php/Main_Page
>
> to build the 2.6.29-rc8-rt1 tree, the following patches should be
> applied:
>
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.6/testing/linux-2.6.29-rc8.tar.bz2
> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/projects/rt/patch-2.6.29-rc8-rt2.bz2
>
> The broken out patches are also available at the same download
> locations.
>
> Enjoy !
>
> tglx
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