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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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