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SubjectRe: Kernel 2.4.14 compile fail (block.o)
On Mon, 12 Nov 2001, Ian Norton wrote:

> Hi :-),
>
> -- One Liner: make dep is fine but block.o fails to compile
>
> --Problem:
> Make menuconfig for a pretty standard kernel, set for no driver modules, make
> bzImage fails at block.o,
>
> # drivers/block/block.o: In function `lo_send':
> # drivers/block/block.o(.text+0x895f): undefined reference to `deactivate_page'
> # drivers/block/block.o(.text+0x89a9): undefined reference to `deactivate_page'
>...

This is a known bug.

The following patch fixes it:

--- linux-2.4.14-broken/drivers/block/loop.c Thu Oct 25 13:58:34 2001
+++ linux-2.4.14/drivers/block/loop.c Mon Nov 5 17:06:08 2001
@@ -207,7 +207,6 @@
index++;
pos += size;
UnlockPage(page);
- deactivate_page(page);
page_cache_release(page);
}
return 0;
@@ -218,7 +217,6 @@
kunmap(page);
unlock:
UnlockPage(page);
- deactivate_page(page);
page_cache_release(page);
fail:
return -1;

> Ian Norton


cu
Adrian

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