> From: David Daney [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2007 8:03 PM
> To: Ralf Baechle
> Cc: Ravi Pratap; Atsushi Nemoto; firstname.lastname@example.org;
> Subject: Re: flush_anon_page for MIPS
> Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > On Fri, Mar 23, 2007 at 06:17:25PM -0400, Ravi Pratap wrote:
> >>> Yes, that's perfectly reproducable here (running a VSMP
> kernel on a
> >>> 34K).
> >>> So the fix I posted earlier was good but I did a few tweaks to it
> >>> anyway.
> >>> Will commit to all 2.6 -stable branch and master later.
> >> Thanks so much! Will this go into 2.6.15 by any chance?
> > I don't recall that there every has been such a kernel release ;-)
> > But seriously, 2.6.15 is as dead as Tutankhamun.
> Some chip vendors only support that version, so I am assuming
> that that was the reason for the question.
That's correct, actually :-)
> It is a classic case of what happens when people do ports
> that are not merged. They say it is good enough as is and
> then never move forward or fix bugs.
True, and I don't know why these vendors do it. I wish too that they
> The good news I guess is that we have the source, so we could
> forward port it if we were really motivated.
Yes, but isn't it a lot of work considering the lack of a
flush_anon_page in 2.6.15?