Re: [PATCH -v3] flat: fix data sections alignment

From: Greg Ungerer
Date: Wed Jun 10 2009 - 00:34:43 EST

Hi Mike,

Mike Frysinger wrote:
On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 10:15, Oskar Schirmer wrote:
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 17:16:31 -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
On Thu, 28 May 2009 09:08:02 +0900
Paul Mundt <lethal@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 01:43:57PM -0700, Andrew Morton wrote:
The patch had a fairly shaky start and it's been unclear to me that
everyone is happy with it and has tested it.

arch/arm/include/asm/flat.h | 3 --
arch/blackfin/include/asm/flat.h | 1
arch/h8300/include/asm/flat.h | 1
arch/m32r/include/asm/flat.h | 1
arch/m68k/include/asm/flat.h | 1
arch/sh/include/asm/flat.h | 1
fs/binfmt_flat.c | 46 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++-------------

I guess ARM is the major architecture amongst that lot. Have Russell
and co had a decent look through this?

The problem here is that the ARM nommu people seem to have disappeared
shortly after getting their changes merged. I see no activity within the
kernel for ARM nommu since 2006.
heh, OK. Oskar touched it last, so he's now ARM nommu maintainer.
Well, I'ld need some test device for that purpose.
Someone around who can provide one?

seems a bit odd for a maintainer to not have any hardware ... at any
rate, dont you have an ARM system ? cant you just disable support for
the MMU ?

The nommu support for arm is not complete in mainline.
(And that is why CONFIG_MMU is not a settable option in arm yet).


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