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SubjectRe: 2.5.59 kernel bugs
On Thu, 6 Feb 2003, Dave Jones wrote:

| On Thu, Feb 06, 2003 at 01:16:40PM -0800, Andrew Morton wrote:
|
| > gcc -W generates ten megabytes of warnings, with a few gems. We really need
| > finer-grained control of gcc warnings so that the good ones can be turned on.
| > gcc warnings are being redone at present and this might yet happen...
|
| A 'spare time' project of mine is to get -W builds at least 'mostly clean'
| The low hanging fruit got fixed up a while back. Most of the remainder
| is signed comparison warnings. gcc-3.4 has promoted this warning to
| show up in regular builds too, so at some point, either a lot of effort
| is going to have to be undertaken to fix those, or we use -Wno-signed-compare
| during builds.
|
| > As for the rest well gee. Perhaps we should stick #error's in there to
| > flush out some people who can test the fixes.
|
| Just for giggles I did a quick audit of the results of a make
| allyesconfig a few weekends ago. The number of drivers we still have
| that need updating to new APIs (from tqueue conversions to cli/sti etc)
| is quite disturbing. There's a lot of groundwork to be done there
| hopefully before we get to a 2.6test phase, or we're going to be
| obsoleting boatloads of drivers.
|
| I meant to clean up the output and feed it all into bugzilla.
| I'll get around to it sometime..

I did a 'make allyesconfig' build about 10 days ago. I kept a list of
modules that I had to disable due to syntax errors and another list of
linker errors. Here's that list, for 2.5.59:


make some things build during allyesconfig testing:
syntax errors:
RISCOM8=n
HOTPLUG_PCI_ACPI=n
ESPSERIAL=n
SPECIALIX=n
SC1200_WDT=n
IEEE1394_PCILYNX=n
ISDN_DRV_HISAX=n
ISDN_BOOL=n
VIDEO_SAA5249=n
VIDEO_ZR36120=n
VIDEO_ZORAN=n
VIDEO_ZORAN_BUZ=n
VIDEO_ZORAN_DC10=n
VIDEO_ZORAN_LML33=n
VIDEO_STRADIS=n
TUNER_3036=n
I2O_LAN=n
MTD_BLKMTD=n
FTL=n
IPHASE5526=n
WAN=n
RCPCI=n
DEFXX=n
EL3=n
SCSI_INITIO=n
SCSI_PCI2000=n
SCSI_PCI2000I=n
SCSI_DPT_I2O=n
AIC7XXX_BUILD_FIRMWARE=n
AIC79XX_BUILD_FIRMWARE=n
SCSI_NCR53C7xx=n
SCSI_EATA=n
SCSI_EATA_DMA=n
SCSI_DC390T=n
SCSI_AM53C974=n
SCSI_GDTH=n
SCSI_EATA_PIO=n
FB_MATROX=n
FB_SIS=n
FB_PM2=n
FB_PM3=n
FB_CYBER2000=n
FB_IMSTT=n
FB_CLGEN=n
cannot link multiple frame buffer drivers:
have conflicts in hgafb and fbmem: linux_logo* (6)
so FB_HGA=n
SND_ALS100=n
SND_AZT2320=n
SND_CMI8330=n
SND_DT019X=n
SND_ES18XX=n
SND_OPL3SA2=n
SOUND_AD1816=n
SND_AD1816A=n
SND_CS4236=n
SND_CS4231=n
SND_CS4232=n
SND_INTERWAVE=n
SND_INTERWAVE_STB=n
SND_OPTI92X_AD1848=n
SND_OPTI92X_CS4231=n
SND_OPTI93X=n
SND_ES968=n
SND_SB16=n
SND_SBAWE=n
SND_WAVEFRONT=n
SOUND_SB=n
SOUND_PAS=n
SOUND_AEDSP16=n
TRIX_HAVE_BOOT=n
PSS_HAVE_BOOT=n
MAUI_HAVE_BOOT=n
MSNDCLAS_HAVE_BOOT=n
MSNDPIN_HAVE_BOOT=n
SOUND_AWE32_SYNTH=n
SOUND_MSNDCLAS=n
SOUND_MSNDPIN=n
link errors:
ATM_LANE=n
ATM_ENI=n
ATM_TCP=n
ATM_ZATM=n
ATM_LANAI=n
ATM_HORIZON=n
ATM_FORE200E=n
ATM_IA=n
ATM_NICSTAR=n
ATM_NICSTAR_USE_SUNI=n
ATM_NICSTAR_USE_IDT77105=n
ATM_IDT77252=n
ATM_IDT77252_RCV_ALL=n
ATM_IDT77252_USE_SUNI=n
ATM_AMBASSADOR=n
ATM_FIRESTREAM=n
MOXA_SMARTIO=n
MOXA_INTELLIO=n
STALLION=n
ISTALLION=n
COMPUTONE=n
SX=n
RIO=n
FTAPE=n
ZFTAPE=n
IPMI_KCS=n
AIRONET4500=n
STRIP=n
SK98LIN=n
SKMC=n
ELMC_II=n
NI65=n
LP486E=n
APRICOT=n
COPS=n
COPS_DAYNA=n
COPS_TANGENT=n
LTPC=n
ARCNET=n
PCMCIA_3C574=n
PCMCIA_FMVJ18X=n
PCMCIA_NMCLAN=n
AIRONET4500_CS=n
PCMCIA_XIRTULIP=n
SCC=n
6PACK=n
MKISS=n
YAM=n
TOSHIBA_OLD=n
TOSHIBA_FIR=n
SCSI_SIM710=n
CDU31A=n
SBPCD=n
I2C_ELEKTOR=n
ELPLUS=n
ROCKETPORT=n
DIGIEPCA=n
CYCLADES=n
SONYPI=n
SCSI_PSI240I=n
CDU535=n
MTD_UCLINUX=n
SOUND_GUS=n
SOUND_GUS16=n
SOUND_GUSMAX=n
SCSI_GENERIC_NCR5380=n
SCSI_GENERIC_NCR5380_MMIO=n
EL1=n
PCMCIA_XIRC2PS=n
CM206=n
EL16=n
NI5010=n
DMASCC=n
SCSI_MCA_53C9X=n
ELMC=n
IBMLANA=n
3C515=n
AT1700=n
###
make -f scripts/Makefile.build obj=arch/i386/boot arch/i386/boot/bzImage
make -f scripts/Makefile.build obj=arch/i386/boot/compressed \
IMAGE_OFFSET=0x100000 arch/i386/boot/compressed/vmlinux
arch/i386/boot/tools/build -b arch/i386/boot/bootsect arch/i386/boot/setup arch/i386/boot/vmlinux.bin CURRENT > arch/i386/boot/bzImage
Root device is (3, 4)
Boot sector 512 bytes.
Setup is 4880 bytes.
System is 8384 kB
System is too big. Try using modules.
make[1]: *** [arch/i386/boot/bzImage] Error 1
make: *** [bzImage] Error 2


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~Randy

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