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    SubjectRe: PROBLEM: error in ll_rw_blk.c while compiling kernel
    On Sat, 19 Feb 2000, Matthew Asquith wrote:

    > While compiling my kernel, version 2.3.46, I get an ugly error message
    > appear when I do "make bzImage":
    >
    > ----------------------------
    > make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/linux/drivers/block'
    > gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -D__SMP__ -Wall
    > -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe
    > -DCPU=486 -march=i486 -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c ll_rw_blk.c
    > ll_rw_blk.c:237: warning: static declaration for `generic_plug_device'
    > follows non-static
    > ll_rw_blk.c: In function `blk_init_queue':
    > ll_rw_blk.c:256: structure has no member named `back_merges_fn'

    Either manually change "back_merges_fn" to "back_merge_fn" or
    patch with any of the 2.3.47 patches; they include this fix.

    > What have I done wrong to cause this message to appear?

    Nothing; it was a typo in the release. You might want to take a
    few minutes looking through the kernel mailing list archives before
    posting, however, this one has been covered in previous posts.
    Cheers,
    - Bill

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