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Re: [patch] sys32_sysinfo broken on mips64 and ia64

To: Andrew Clausen <clausen@melbourne.sgi.com>
Subject: Re: [patch] sys32_sysinfo broken on mips64 and ia64
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 03:46:29 +0100
Cc: Linux-MIPS <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
In-reply-to: <20030220002655.GE915@pureza.melbourne.sgi.com>; from clausen@melbourne.sgi.com on Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 11:26:55AM +1100
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On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 11:26:55AM +1100, Andrew Clausen wrote:

> The sys32_sysinfo() calls are currently using an old version of
> "struct sysinfo32", in both the mips64 and ia64 ports.
> 
> busybox's init can't cope with the bogus output on my Origin 200,
> so this bug prevents the Debian installer from bootstrapping.
> 
> This is the mips64 version of the patch.  A very similar patch
> could be constructed for ia64... it's very obvious what to do,
> so I'll leave it to you ia64 people :)

Sigh...  Each time I curse some certain person for copying code from the
ia64 compat code, it was of abysimal quality back in at that time -
unlike the Sparc code.

Will apply ...

  Ralf

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