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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/5] parisc: use new macros for .data.init_task.
On Sat, May 02, 2009 at 07:13:37AM +0200, Helge Deller wrote:
> I think this patch is wrong, although it is theoretically correct.
>
> IIRC, gcc on hppa is not able to provide an alignment >= 8k, which is
> why we have done the 16k alignment inside the linker script.
> So, I think this change will prevent the parisc kernel to boot up.
> Needs testing.
>

I think you're confusing this with the 8-byte maximum alignment from
kmalloc and on-stack that prevents us from just using a 16-byte aligned
word as a lock on pa1.1?

The patch I trimmed from this mail looks correct to me.

regards, Kyle


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