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From: Adrian Bunk <bunk@kernel.org>
To: Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh@linux.vnet.ibm.com>, rusty@rustcorp.com.au
Cc: LKML <linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org>,
	linux-input@vger.kernel.org, Andy Whitcroft <apw@shadowen.org>,
	Balbir Singh <balbir@linux.vnet.ibm.com>,
	Ivan Kokshaysky <ink@jurassic.park.msu.ru>
Subject: Re: [BUILD_FAILURE] 2.6.24-git18 build fails section type conflict psmouse-base
Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2008 12:48:51 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <20080208104851.GI7198@cs181133002.pp.htv.fi> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <47AC2FDB.7080104@linux.vnet.ibm.com>

On Fri, Feb 08, 2008 at 04:02:59PM +0530, Kamalesh Babulal wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> The 2.6.24-git18 kernel build fails on the power machine with following message
> 
> drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.c:44: error: __param_proto causes a section type conflict
> drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.c:44: error: __param_proto causes a section type conflict
> make[3]: *** [drivers/input/mouse/psmouse-base.o] Error 1
> make[2]: *** [drivers/input/mouse] Error 2
> make[1]: *** [drivers/input] Error 2
> make: *** [drivers] Error 2
> 
> this failure was reported earlier http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/9/22/64

You need the patch from [1] manually applied (due to changed context) 
and with " || defined(__powerpc__)" added for getting it compiling.

@Rusty:
Can you look at this issue? It's a modules problem on 3 architectures.

cu
Adrian

[1] http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/12/27/29

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  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-08 11:06 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 9+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-08 10:32 Kamalesh Babulal
2008-02-08 10:48 ` Adrian Bunk [this message]
2008-02-08 12:50   ` Kamalesh Babulal
2008-02-08 13:30     ` Adrian Bunk
2008-02-08 14:23       ` Kamalesh Babulal
2008-02-08 22:25       ` Ivan Kokshaysky
2008-03-03  4:35   ` Rusty Russell
2008-03-03  8:13     ` Adrian Bunk
2008-03-04  2:35       ` Rusty Russell

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