Re: 2.4.23-bk bogus edd changeset - Re: 2.4.23 compile error in edd
From: Marcelo Tosatti
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 11:36:08 EST
On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> 2.4.23-bk has a changeset (post 2.4.23 release TAG) that makes edd not
> compile as Meelis Roos already reported:
> On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Meelis Roos wrote:
> > gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/home/mroos/compile/linux-2.4/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -Wno-trigraphs -O2 -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-common -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe -mpreferred-stack-boundary=2 -march=i686 -nostdinc -iwithprefix include -DKBUILD_BASENAME=setup -DEXPORT_SYMTAB -c setup.c
> > setup.c: In function `copy_edd':
> > setup.c:734: error: `DISKSIG_BUFFER' undeclared (first use in this function)
> > setup.c:734: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
> > setup.c:734: error: for each function it appears in.)
> > make: *** [setup.o] Error 1
> > DISKSIG_BUFFER is nowhere to be seen.
> Further, looking at the header files the closest constant that does exist
> is #define DISK80_SIG_BUFFER 0x228 from include/asm-i386/edd.h.
> However, changing DISKSIG_BUFFER to DISK80_SIG_BUFFER causes the kernel to
> reboot the computer as soon as it starts booting. Basically I select it
> in grub and the screen changes graphics mode and by the time it has
> finished the switch the computer reboots.
> 2.4.23-bk at the 2.4.23 release TAG works fine and compiles fine with the
> same .config.
> Best regards,
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