Re: [RFC PATCH 09/33] Add start-of-day setup hooks to subarch

From: Keir Fraser
Date: Thu Jul 20 2006 - 08:08:29 EST

On 20 Jul 2006, at 07:07, Adrian Bunk wrote:

+struct start_info *xen_start_info;



+ * Point at the empty zero page to start with. We map the real shared_info
+ * page as soon as fixmap is up and running.
+ */
+struct shared_info *HYPERVISOR_shared_info = (struct shared_info *)empty_zero_page;


Interrupt-control macros (local_irq_enable/disable and friends) used this symbol, so GPLing it made non-GPL modules fail. We made a bunch of the macros proper functions so this may no longer be the case.

-- Keir

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