Re: kernel-source bug for sparc architecture

From: William Lee Irwin III
Date: Wed Dec 22 2004 - 13:31:39 EST

On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 07:15:02PM +0100, Regis Leclerc wrote:
> I am compiling kernel 2.6.9 on a sparc32 architecture (SUN4C) with
> GCC3.3.4, and found that drivers/video/bw2.c has a compilation problem
> on line 389.
> There is a call that passes &options as 2nd argument, but the "options"
> variable isn't defined anywhere.
> In drivers/video/cg6.c there is the same kind of call, but it passes
> NULL instead of &options, so I altered bw2.c to replace &options with
> NULL, so the compilation can go on (it's a part of the make image part).
> I am not a specialist of video drivers on sparc32 (I have a CG6,
> anyway), but I'm reporting this compilation problem so a true specialist
> of this part of the code can raise an eyebrow on it.

I've seen a patch for that, but wasn't sure if I should take on a video
driver as it's outside of arch/sparc/. If it's not already merged, it
will be in a sparc32 release I'll announce later on today.

-- wli
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