Re: [PATCH] percpu updates

From: Brian Gerst (
Date: Mon May 06 2002 - 07:44:08 EST

Andrew Morton wrote:
> Brian Gerst wrote:
>>Andrew Morton wrote:
>>>Brian Gerst wrote:
>>>>These patches convert some of the existing arrays based on NR_CPUS to
>>>>use the new per cpu code.
>>Andrew, could you try this patch? I suspect something in setup_arch()
>>is touching the per cpu area before it gets copied for the other cpus.
>>This patch makes certain the boot cpu area is setup ASAP.
> This little recidivist is still using gcc-2.91.66. It is not
> placing the percpu data in the correct section. It is not
> entirely obvious why.
> I downgraded to 2.95.3 (build time went from 2:45 to 3:15, giving
> nothing in return) and Brian's patch worked OK.
> ho hum. So. 2.91.66, rest in peace. I shall miss you.

Aha. I was starting to wonder about the compiler.


Brian Gerst

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