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Re: [Fwd: Re: Uhhuh.. 2.4.12]

To: John Palkovic <jpalkovic@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Fwd: Re: Uhhuh.. 2.4.12]
From: Steve Lord <lord@xxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 15:18:59 -0500
Cc: linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
In-reply-to: Message from John Palkovic <jpalkovic@hyperfeed.com> of "Thu, 11 Oct 2001 15:07:01 CDT." <81bsjeszyy.fsf@coredump.pcqt.com>
Sender: owner-linux-xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx
> FWIW, I did a cvsup of my xfs kernel tree from ftp.thebarn.com this
> morning and then succesfully applied
> 
>   ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v2.4/patch-2.4.12.bz2
> 
> The only hunk which failed was the patch to the top level
> Makefile. I edited linux/Makefile:
> 
>   VERSION = 2
>   PATCHLEVEL = 4
>   SUBLEVEL = 12
>   EXTRAVERSION =-xfs
> 
> and built a kernel with no problems. This is a debian system.
> 
> There is a compilation bug in 2.4.12, which involves
> linux/drivers/parport/ieee1284_ops.c. If that file fails to compile
> then
> 
>   s/EEE1284_PH_DIR_UNKNOWN/IEEE1284_PH_ECP_DIR_UNKNOWN/

Yes, I have exactly this waiting to go here - I was holding off waiting 
for Al Viro to fix the partition code, but since that is broken in 2.4.11
anyway I am not really sure why I am holding it back anymore.

Steve

> 
> (2 places).
> 
> -John
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