[PATCH] sysctl: Kill binary sysctl KERN_PPC_L2CR

Eric W. Biederman ebiederm at xmission.com
Thu Jan 24 20:18:34 EST 2008

> From: Stefan Roese <sr at denx.de>
> Subject: ppc: 4xx: sysctl table check failed: /kernel/l2cr .1.31 Missing strategy
> I'm seeing this error message when booting an recent arch/ppc kernel on
> 4xx platforms (tested on Ocotea and other 4xx platforms). Booting NFS
> rootfs still works fine, but this message kind of makes me "nervous".
> This is not seen on 4xx arch/powerpc platforms. Here the bootlog:

Because the data field was never filled and a binary sysctl handler
was never written this sysctl has never been usable through the
sys_sysctl interface.  So just remove the binary sysctl number.
Making the kernel sanity checks happy.

Signed-off-by: Eric W. Biederman <ebiederm at xmission.com>
 arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_htab.c |    1 -
 1 files changed, 0 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_htab.c b/arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_htab.c
index aa07b63..9ed36dd 100644
--- a/arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_htab.c
+++ b/arch/ppc/kernel/ppc_htab.c
@@ -436,7 +436,6 @@ int proc_dol2crvec(ctl_table *table, int write, struct file *filp,
 static ctl_table htab_ctl_table[]={
-		.ctl_name	= KERN_PPC_L2CR,
 		.procname	= "l2cr",
 		.mode		= 0644,
 		.proc_handler	= &proc_dol2crvec,

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