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SubjectRe: [PATCH] percpu updates
Brian Gerst wrote:
>
> Andrew Morton wrote:
> > Brian Gerst wrote:
> >
> >>These patches convert some of the existing arrays based on NR_CPUS to
> >>use the new per cpu code.
> >>
> ...
> Andrew, could you try this patch? I suspect something in setup_arch()
> is touching the per cpu area before it gets copied for the other cpus.
> This patch makes certain the boot cpu area is setup ASAP.

This little recidivist is still using gcc-2.91.66. It is not
placing the percpu data in the correct section. It is not
entirely obvious why.

I downgraded to 2.95.3 (build time went from 2:45 to 3:15, giving
nothing in return) and Brian's patch worked OK.

ho hum. So. 2.91.66, rest in peace. I shall miss you.


--- linux-2.5.14/init/main.c Tue Apr 30 17:56:30 2002
+++ 25/init/main.c Mon May 6 01:55:32 2002
@@ -51,7 +51,7 @@
* To avoid associated bogus bug reports, we flatly refuse to compile
* with a gcc that is known to be too old from the very beginning.
*/
-#if __GNUC__ < 2 || (__GNUC__ == 2 && __GNUC_MINOR__ < 91)
+#if __GNUC__ < 2 || (__GNUC__ == 2 && __GNUC_MINOR__ < 95)
#error Sorry, your GCC is too old. It builds incorrect kernels.
#endif

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