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SubjectRe: 2.5.46-mm2 - oops
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On 10 November 2002 16:52, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Ed Tomlinson wrote:
> > On November 9, 2002 10:59 pm, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > Of note in -mm2 is a patch from Chris Mason which teaches
> > > reiserfs to use the mpage code for reads - it should show a nice
> > > reduction in CPU load under reiserfs reads.
> >
> > Booting into mm2 I get:
> >
> > ...
> > Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
> > 00000004
> >
> > ...
> > EIP is at mpage_readpages+0x47/0x140
>
> whoops. The ->readpages API was changed...
>
> --- 25/fs/reiserfs/inode.c~reiserfs-readpages-fix Sun Nov 10 10:44:28
> 2002 +++ 25-akpm/fs/reiserfs/inode.c Sun Nov 10 10:44:39 2002
> @@ -2081,7 +2081,7 @@ static int reiserfs_readpage (struct fil
> }
>
> static int
> -reiserfs_readpages(struct address_space *mapping,
> +reiserfs_readpages(struct file *file, struct address_space *mapping,
> struct list_head *pages, unsigned nr_pages)

Why it wasn't catched by compiler? Does C allow assignments with
incompatible pointers without cast?
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