Problems with prom.h
chzigotzky at xenosoft.de
Fri Jul 15 13:52:13 AEST 2016
We have problems with some latest stable longterm kernels.
>> I tested the kernel for some hours today. Unfortunately our computers frequently freezes or completely halts with the latest longterm kernels.
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> On 15 Jul 2016, at 05:39, Christian Zigotzky <chzigotzky at xenosoft.de> wrote:
> Hi All,
> Mechanic reported about the same problems with the stable longterm kernel 3.18.37.
> Link: http://forum.hyperion-entertainment.biz/viewtopic.php?f=35&t=2983&p=38389&sid=42cf09ed83f7aa590cdac8b7c02eb281#p38389
> Sent from my iPhone
>> On 14 Jul 2016, at 20:15, Christian Zigotzky <chzigotzky at xenosoft.de> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I tried to compile the kernel 4.1.28 today. Unfortunately it didn't compile because of an undeclared variable PPC_FEATURE2_HTM_NOSC_COMP.
>> Error message:
>> CHK include/config/kernel.release
>> CHK include/generated/uapi/linux/version.h
>> CHK include/generated/utsrelease.h
>> CHK include/generated/bounds.h
>> CHK include/generated/asm-offsets.h
>> CALL scripts/checksyscalls.sh
>> CHK include/generated/compile.h
>> CALL arch/powerpc/kernel/systbl_chk.sh
>> CC arch/powerpc/kernel/prom.o
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/prom.c:170:25: error: 'PPC_FEATURE2_HTM_NOSC_COMP' undeclared here (not in a function)
>> PPC_FEATURE2_HTM_COMP|PPC_FEATURE2_HTM_NOSC_COMP, 22, 0, 0},
>> make: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel/prom.o] Error 1
>> make: *** [arch/powerpc/kernel] Error 2
>> I reported this issue on the Linux ppc mailing list today. After that, Michael posted a patch because of this issue. Then I compiled the kernel again and I can confirm that the patch works.
>> Further information: https://lists.ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2016-July/145993.html
>> I tested the kernel for some hours today. Unfortunately the X1000 frequently freezes or completely halts with the kernel 4.1.28. That means, I can't release the kernel 4.1.28.
>> If you want to test it then you can download it via the following link: http://www.xenosoft.de/vmlinux-4.1.28-AmigaONE_X1000.tar.gz
>> I don't know where the problem is in the patches.
>> Linux Git log: https://git.kernel.org/cgit/linux/kernel/git/stable/linux-stable.git/log/?id=refs/tags/v4.1.28
>> ChangeLog: https://cdn.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/v4.x/ChangeLog-4.1.28
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