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From: Michael Ellerman <>
To: David Miller <>
Subject: Re: [GIT]: Make LMB code sharable with sparc64.
Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2008 23:12:38 +1100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <1202904758.6974.9.camel@concordia> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

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On Wed, 2008-02-13 at 00:41 -0800, David Miller wrote:
> As I mentioned to a few ppc folks at LCA08 I plan to use
> the LMB code from powerpc as a basis for NUMA support on
> sparc64.
> There are two changes.
> 1) Move arch/powerpc/mm/lmb.c to lib/lmb.c, put the main
>    interface bits in include/linux/lmb.h, put arch-specific
>    bits in asm/lmb.h and add Kconfig machinery to build this
>    stuff on sparc64.
> 2) Fix a bug in lmb_alloc() wherein the size was not aligned
>    so we could easily run out of reserve blocks because
>    every aligned allocation would create a tiny hole, and
>    secondly the lmb_reserve() call there did not have it's
>    return value checked.
> Powerpc folks, if there are no objections please pull, thanks!

Looks like there are a few places (in arch/powerpc) that were getting
asm/prom.h via asm/lmb.h, I'll send a patch in the morning.


arch/powerpc/mm/numa.c:124: error: implicit declaration of function 'of_find_node_by_type'

arch/powerpc/platforms/ps3/os-area.c:215: error: variable 'property_rtc_diff' has initializer but incomplete type

Michael Ellerman
OzLabs, IBM Australia Development Lab

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2008-02-13 12:12 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-13  8:41 David Miller
2008-02-13  8:57 ` Sam Ravnborg
2008-02-13  9:05   ` David Miller
2008-02-13 12:12 ` Michael Ellerman [this message]
2008-02-13 13:12 ` Kumar Gala
2008-02-13 22:24   ` David Miller

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