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From: "Rafael J. Wysocki" <rjw@sisk.pl>
To: Randy Dunlap <randy.dunlap@oracle.com>
Cc: Fabio Coatti <cova@ferrara.linux.it>,
	linux-kernel@vger.kernel.org, len.brown@intel.com
Subject: Re: stuck with 2.6.23.14 on x86_64
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 21:52:46 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <200802122152.47117.rjw@sisk.pl> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20080212124522.1033c514.randy.dunlap@oracle.com>

On Tuesday, 12 of February 2008, Randy Dunlap wrote:
> On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 18:47:19 +0100 Fabio Coatti wrote:
> 
> > Alle martedì 12 febbraio 2008, Randy Dunlap ha scritto:
> > > On Tue, 12 Feb 2008 15:03:41 +0100 Fabio Coatti wrote:
> > > > Hi all,
> > > > I'm stuck in a weird situation: I'm unable to go beyond 2.6.23.14, so to
> > > > fix the splice bug I've had to apply by hand the patch. (x86_64)
> > > >
> > > > Basically, with 2.6.24.2 (the same with 2.6.24 and .1), tha machine won't
> > > > boot due to a problem with cciss driver, that prevents to find the /
> > > > partition. (bug described here: Kernel Bug Tracker Bug 9859
> > > > http://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9859 );
> > > >
> > > > With kernels 2.6.23, the lastest that I can compile is 2.6.23.14;
> > > > starting from .15 (and .16) I get this message:
> > > >
> > > > ======================
> > > >   UPD     include/linux/compile.h
> > > >   CC      init/version.o
> > > >   LD      init/built-in.o
> > > >   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
> > > > drivers/built-in.o: In function `acpi_init':
> > > > bus.c:(.init.text+0x1713): undefined reference to `pm_flags'
> > > > bus.c:(.init.text+0x1756): undefined reference to `pm_flags'
> > > > ======================
> > > >
> > > > All .config are the same, (make oldconfig) beside the obvious differences
> > > > between .23 and .24
> > > >
> > > > Hardware: x86_64 AMD 2216HE
> > > > SCSI controller: HP Smart Array E200i Controller
> > > > Compiler: gcc (GCC) 4.1.1
> > > > binutils: 2.16.1
> > > >
> > > > On a x86 machine, Intel(R) Xeon(TM) CPU 3.20GHz
> > > > with a cciss0: HP Smart Array 6i Controller,
> > > > the 2.6.24.2 compiles just fine and works, so the cciss problems seems
> > > > related only to E200i controller.
> > > >
> > > > Right now, on AMD64 machines, I'm forced to patch by hand the kernel,
> > > > that's quite uncomfortable :)
> > > >
> > > > Can someone point me in the right direction to get out of this situation?
> > > > Of course I can provide any further information. (.config not inlcuded
> > > > now to avoid cluttering  )
> > > >
> > > > Thanks for any answer.
> > >
> > > a/ send .config file for the build problem above
> > > b/ How do you download and/or apply 2.6.23.{15,16} ?
> > > 	Full tarball or base tarball + patches?
> > > 	If patches, what base tree are they applied to?
> > >
> > 
> > full tarball from kernel.org (.16), tried also applying patches to 2.6.23 
> > vanilla.(.15,.16) Same process leads to successful compilation for .14
> 
> OK, quite easy to reproduce when CONFIG_PM=n.
> For a temp quick fix, you could enable CONFIG_PM.
> 
> Len, Rafael:  were there any recent patches for the split of ACPI & PM
> that need to be backported to -stable?

Not that I know of.

Actually, ACPI still depends on PM (in the current mainline as well as in
.23.x).

Thanks,
Rafael

  reply	other threads:[~2008-02-12 20:54 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 15+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2008-02-12 14:03 Fabio Coatti
2008-02-12 17:18 ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-12 17:47   ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-12 20:45     ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-12 20:52       ` Rafael J. Wysocki [this message]
2008-02-12 20:55     ` Rafael J. Wysocki
2008-02-13  9:21       ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-13 17:15         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-13 17:16         ` Randy Dunlap
2008-02-13 17:46           ` Fabio Coatti
2008-02-14  5:48         ` Len Brown
2008-02-14  8:03           ` Fabio Coatti
     [not found] <fa.d3EyknDimPJIlJNA2Y25+wmntNM@ifi.uio.no>
2008-02-13 16:05 ` mikem13
2008-02-13 19:27   ` Andrew Morton
2008-02-14  7:49     ` Fabio Coatti

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