Re: tiger_defconfig build fails for 2.6.12-rc2-mm1

From: KAMEZAWA Hiroyuki <>
Date: 2005-04-07 09:54:21
Christoph Lameter wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Apr 2005, Rajesh Shah wrote:
>>That was a compile error too:
>>arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c:41: error: `clear_page' undeclared here (not in a function)
>>arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c:41: error: initializer element is not constant
>>arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c:41: error: (near initialization for `__ksymtab_clear_page.value')
>>arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c:41: error: __ksymtab_clear_page causes a section type conflict
>>make[1]: *** [arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.o] Error 1
>>After reverting the patch, the resulting kernel booted fine for
> Are you sure that the patch was fully applied? The patch adds clear_page
> to include/asm-ia64/page.h and ia64_ksyms does #include <asm/page.h>

There are 2 problems.
1. In arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c clear_page() is EXPORTED.
    But, in  asm-ia64/page.h, clear_page() is just a macro of clear_pages(?,0).
2. In this tree, ia64 has no clear_pages() , I think.
    Only clear_page() exists in ia64/lib/clear_page.S.

-- Kame

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