[PATCH] powerpc: Fix DEBUG_HIGHMEM build break from d4515646699

Josh Boyer jwboyer at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Tue Dec 1 04:57:50 EST 2009

On Mon, Nov 23, 2009 at 04:28:53PM -0600, Becky Bruce wrote:
>Code was added to mm/higmem.c that depends on several
>kmap types that powerpc does not support.  We add dummy
>invalid definitions for KM_NMI, KM_NM_PTE, and KM_IRQ_PTE.
>According to list discussion, this fix should not be needed
>anymore starting with 2.6.33.  The code is commented to this
>effect so hopefully we will remember to remove this.
>Signed-off-by: Becky Bruce <beckyb at kernel.crashing.org>

Ben, I see you have this queued up in you 'next' branch, but this seems to be
impacting 2.6.32 and according to the comments won't be needed in 2.6.33.
Right now, 2.6.32 doesn't build for a general Fedora ppc32 kernel because of
this bug.  Should this be sent to Linus for .32?

( http://ppc.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/getfile?taskID=31439&name=build.log
for the curious among you that want to look at the build log)


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