CONFIG_BLOCK_DEV_RAM in linuxppc_2_4_devel

Geert Uytterhoeven geert at
Sat Jun 29 01:17:24 EST 2002

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002, Greg Allen wrote:
> I just did a bk pull on my modified linuxppc_2_4_devel tree, and it
> no longer compiles.
> snippit from init/do_mounts.c, line 381
>     #if defined(CONFIG_BLOCK_DEV_RAM) || defined(CONFIG_BLK_DEV_FD)
>     static void __init change_floppy(char *fmt, ...)
>     {
> The linker complains that this function should be present.
> I have CONFIG_BLK_DEV_RAM turned on, and no floppy. I can't find any
> other reference to CONFIG_BLOCK_DEV_RAM.
> Is this simply a typo that never got tested without CONFIG_BLK_DEV_FD
> turned off?




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