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SubjectSummary: kernel/built-in.o: In function `do_exit':: undefined reference to `exit_io_context'
Was attempting to build Kernel- and received the following error:

CHK include/linux/compile.h
UPD include/linux/compile.h
CC init/version.o
LD init/built-in.o
LD .tmp_vmlinux1
kernel/built-in.o: In function `do_exit':
: undefined reference to `exit_io_context'
kernel/built-in.o: In function `do_exit':
: undefined reference to `exit_io_context'
mm/built-in.o: In function `generic_write_checks':
: undefined reference to `bdev_read_only'
mm/built-in.o: In function `generic_write_checks':
: undefined reference to `bdev_read_only'

>>>> CONTINUE <<<<

I ran the the following:

[root@jericho linux-]# sh scripts/ver_linux
If some fields are empty or look unusual you may have an old version.
Compare to the current minimal requirements in Documentation/Changes.

Linux #2 Mon Mar 20 17:35:40 CST 2006 alpha
unknown unknown GNU/Linux

Gnu C 4.0.1
Gnu make 3.80
util-linux 2.11f
mount 2.11g
module-init-tools 3.1
e2fsprogs 1.38
reiserfsprogs 2001------------->
reiser4progs fsck.reiser4:
quota-tools 3.01.
PPP 2.4.1
isdn4k-utils 3.1pre1
nfs-utils 0.3.1
awk: cmd. line:2: (FILENAME=- FNR=1) fatal: attempt to access field -1
Dynamic linker (ldd) 2.3.2
Linux C++ Library 6.0.3
Procps 3.2.4
Net-tools 1.60
Console-tools 0.3.3
Sh-utils 5.2.1
Modules Loaded

I created a patch in order to include the 'block/' directory and everything
appears to run fine.

--- arch/alpha/Makefile-orig Mon Apr 3 03:58:00 2006
+++ arch/alpha/Makefile Mon Apr 3 04:03:08 2006
@@ -88,7 +88,7 @@

head-y := arch/alpha/kernel/head.o

-core-y += arch/alpha/kernel/ arch/alpha/mm/
+core-y += arch/alpha/kernel/ arch/alpha/mm/ block/
core-$(CONFIG_MATHEMU) += arch/alpha/math-emu/
drivers-$(CONFIG_OPROFILE) += arch/alpha/oprofile/
libs-y += arch/alpha/lib/
If you like, could you please include the following patch in your later
kernel releases? Thank you for you time... Will L Givens

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