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Re: DECstation HZ_TO_STD ...

To: Richard van den Berg <R.vandenBerg@inter.NL.net>
Subject: Re: DECstation HZ_TO_STD ...
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@uni-koblenz.de>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2000 04:57:50 +0100
Cc: linux-mips@fnet.fr
In-reply-to: <Pine.LNX.3.95.1000130202657.4171A-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>
References: <Pine.LNX.3.95.1000130160427.3423A-200000@whale.dutch.mountain> <Pine.LNX.3.95.1000130202657.4171A-100000@whale.dutch.mountain>
On Sun, Jan 30, 2000 at 09:39:09PM +0100, Richard van den Berg wrote:

> > arch/mips/mm/mm.o: In function `get_pte_slow':
> > init.c(.text.init+0x234): undefined reference to `page_is_ram'
> > init.c(.text.init+0x234): relocation truncated to fit: R_MIPS_26 page_is_ram
> > make: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
> 
> Defining page_is_ram in dec/setup.c like jazz and sni produces a kernel
> that boots with the same behaviour as the -N link flag...

Without a fix for the bootmem initialization which was completly
rewritten for all platforms this isn't supposed to work.  Take a look
at ip27-memory.c for a simple example or at arch/mips64/arc/memory.c for
a more complex one.

  Ralf

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