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SubjectRe: 2.6.24-rc3-mm1
On [Fri, 23.11.2007 01:48], Thomas Gleixner wrote:
> On Thu, 22 Nov 2007, Andrew Morton wrote:
>
> > On Thu, 22 Nov 2007 12:22:05 +0200 "Kirill A. Shutemov" <k.shutemov@velesys.com> wrote:
> >
> > > On x86_64 'uname -m' return 'x86'. It break many userspace programs. apt
> > > and rpm for example.
> > >
> >
> > Yes, there have been various discussions about this. I think Sam is cooking up
> > a fix?
>
> http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/11/19/323
>
> I push it Linus wards ASAP.
diff --git a/arch/x86/Makefile b/arch/x86/Makefile
index 116b03a..7aa1dc6 100644
--- a/arch/x86/Makefile
+++ b/arch/x86/Makefile
@@ -11,10 +11,9 @@ endif
$(srctree)/arch/x86/Makefile%: ;

ifeq ($(CONFIG_X86_32),y)
+ UTS_MACHINE := i386
include $(srctree)/arch/x86/Makefile_32
else
+ UTS_MACHINE := x86_64
include $(srctree)/arch/x86/Makefile_64
endif

Many programs expect i686 on Pentium II.

--
Regards, Kirill A. Shutemov
+ Belarus, Minsk
+ Velesys LLC, http://www.velesys.com/
+ ALT Linux Team, http://www.altlinux.com/
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