Re: r996 - in trunk/kernel/ia64/kernel-patch-2.6.7-ia64-2.6.7: . debian

From: Alex Williamson <alex.williamson_at_hp.com>
Date: 2004-08-13 10:07:45
On Thu, 2004-08-12 at 16:30 -0700, Jesse Barnes wrote:
> On Thursday, August 12, 2004 4:03 pm, dann frazier wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 09:14:17AM +0200, Christoph Hellwig wrote:
> > > Btw, where is this patch from and why wasn't it discussed on linux-ia64?
> >
> > Alex Williamson sent it to me a few patches to fix build problems on
> > an earlier 2.6 kernel - this is one that I still need when building
> > UP kernels w/ 2.6.7.  Here's where the builds fail (both using the
> > attached config).
> >
> > If I remove this patch, it forces DISCONTIGMEM on, which doesn't build w/o
> > SMP:
> 
> I think you'll need CONFIG_NUMA and CONFIG_SMP for a generic kernel.
> 

   The point is to be able to provide a working UP kernel.  A generic
kernel shouldn't be limited to SMP, and NUMA doesn't make much sense on
a UP kernel....

	Alex

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