Re: Alpha compile problem solved by Andrea (pte_alloc)

From: Alan Cox (
Date: Mon Apr 30 2001 - 11:56:41 EST

> On alpha it's racy if you set CONFIG_ALPHA_LARGE_VMALLOC y (so don't do
> that as you don't need it). As long as you use only 1 entry of the pgd
> for the whole vmalloc space (CONFIG_ALPHA_LARGE_VMALLOC n) alpha is
> safe.

Its racy for all cases on the Alpha because the exception table fixes are
not done.

> OTOH x86 is racy and there's no workaround available at the moment.

-ac fixes all known problems there


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