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SubjectRe: 2.6.24-rc4-mm1
On Tue, 11 Dec 2007 08:13:52 -0800 "Martin Bligh" <mbligh@google.com> wrote:

> >
> >
> > - Lots of device IDs have been removed from the e1000 driver and moved
> > over
> > to e1000e. So if your e1000 stops working, you forgot to set
> > CONFIG_E1000E.
> >
> >
> Wouldn't it make sense to just default this to on if E1000 was on, rather
> than screwing
> everybody for no good reason (plus breaking all the automated testing, etc
> etc)?
> Much though I love random refactoring, it is fairly painful to just keep
> changing the
> names of things.

(cc netdev and Auke)

Yes, that would be very sensible. CONFIG_E1000E should default to whatever
CONFIG_E1000 was set to.

>
> I can't see this compile failure posted anywhere:
> http://test.kernel.org/results/IBM/126049/build/debug/stderr
>
> arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/sigreturn.S: Assembler messages:
> arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/sigreturn.S:23: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `pop'
> arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/syscall.S:25: Error: suffix or operands invalid for `pop'
> make[1]: *** [arch/x86/vdso/vdso32/syscall.o] Error 1
> make: *** [arch/x86/vdso] Error 2

(cc Ingo and Thomas)

>
> Nor this one:
> http://test.kernel.org/results/IBM/126096/build/debug/stderr
>
> drivers/char/hvcs.c: In function ‘hvcs_open’:
> drivers/char/hvcs.c:1180: error: wrong type argument to unary exclamation mark
>

(cc Greg)

Caused by gregkh-driver-kobject-convert-hvcs-to-use-kref-not-kobject.patch.
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