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SubjectCompile error: 2.4.15-pre4 (-tr) in kernel.o (cpu_init()) - advice req'd
hey all

hope this doesn't turn out to be spurious traffic...


linux-2.4.14.tar (kernel tar)
patch-2.4.15-pre4 (merge)
fix-2.4.15-pre4-tr.diff (benlahaise; don't mind the filename, i just
reckon calling the patch for the patch,
patch-2.4.* is brokenness)

there is some weirdness on the box i'm compiling on; please check the
following for obvious causes...
pre-compile make's worked fine, but the compile itself crashed out

arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o: In function 'cpu_init':
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x27f9): undefined reference to 'cpucount'
arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text.init+0x2831): undefined reference to 'cpucount'

Can anyone spot if it's code or meatware related??
Thanx, I won't be able to sleep till I know what's going on :)


Segment of kernel.o containing the offender:
* cpu_init() initializes state that is per-CPU. Some data is already
@@ -2815,14 +2817,15 @@
void __init cpu_init (void)
- int nr = smp_processor_id();
+ int nr = cpucount;
+ struct task_struct *cur = init_tasks[nr];
struct tss_struct * t = &init_tss[nr];

if (test_and_set_bit(nr, &cpu_initialized)) {
printk(KERN_WARNING "CPU#%d already initialized!\n", nr);
for (;;) __sti();

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