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SubjectRe: M68k tree updates
Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 14:43, Maxim Kuvyrkov <> wrote:
>> Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:
>>> It took me a while, but finally I managed to update
>>> again.
>> ...
>>> If anything is missing, please tell me. Thx!
>> How about the NPTL patch (0001-Add-NPTL-support-for-m68k.patch,
> As you're adding syscalls (which are shared with m68knommu), I'll have
> to ask whether
> you will make it work on nommu, too?

Yes, that's quite straight-forward so I'll try to post the patch tomorrow.

> Furthermore, when building for Sun3:
> arch/m68k/kernel/sys_m68k.c:706: warning: passing argument 1 of
> 'kunmap' from incompatible pointer type
> arch/m68k/kernel/sys_m68k.c:714: warning: passing argument 1 of
> 'kunmap' from incompatible pointer type
> Which looks like a problem with the Sun 3 version of pte_unmap().

Right. Sun3's implementation assumes that one can cast between (pte_t
*) and pgtable_t interchangeably; fwiw, I don't know if this is the case.

> I'm gonna add it to the m68k tree though, unless someone complains.


>> Also, this trivial fix (0004-Fix-m68k-s-asm-swab.h-for-ColdFire.patch,
>> can go in.
> I want to run this one by the nommu people as well...

To illustrate the problem more clearly, here is the code that the patch

#if defined (__mcfisaaplus__) || defined (__mcfisac__)
static inline __attribute_const__ __u32 __arch_swab32(__u32 val)
__asm__("byterev %0" : "=d" (val) : "0" (val));
return val;

#define __arch_swab32 __arch_swab32
#elif !defined(__uClinux__)

static inline __attribute_const__ __u32 __arch_swab32(__u32 val)
__asm__("rolw #8,%0; swap %0; rolw #8,%0" : "=d" (val) : "0" (val));
return val;
#define __arch_swab32 __arch_swab32

As far as I know, all non-ColdFire CPUs support rolw instruction, so
enabling it for uClinux should not be a problem. Regarding the ColdFire
CPUs, none of the CF ISAs include rolw, so the patch fixes the case of
building the kernel for MMU Linux ISA_B CPU, e.g., mcf547x/8x family.

Maxim Kuvyrkov
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