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Re: SGI O2 meth: missing sysfs device symlink

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: SGI O2 meth: missing sysfs device symlink
From: Giuseppe Sacco <giuseppe@eppesuigoccas.homedns.org>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 14:13:11 +0200
Cc: linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com>
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Il giorno mar, 22/05/2007 alle 13.41 +0200, Giuseppe Sacco ha scritto:
> Il giorno mar, 22/05/2007 alle 12.09 +0100, Ralf Baechle ha scritto:
> > On Mon, May 21, 2007 at 04:47:26PM +0100, Ralf Baechle wrote:
> > 
> > Below patch is meant to cure the problem.  It's against HEAD but should
> > apply to somewhat older problems as well.
> > 
> > I appreciate testing asap so I can try to still push this upstream
> > for 2.6.22.
> [...]
> 
> I may test it against 2.6.18, the standard debian kernel for stable; but
> I will be on the console only in two days :-(

It seems the patch doesn't apply on 2.6.18, so I will recompile
2.6.22-rc2, but I do not know if it works on my SGI. I never tried it.

The error is:

giuseppe@sgi:/usr/local/src/linux-source-2.6.18$ patch -p1 --dry-run 
</tmp/sgi.patch 
patching file arch/mips/sgi-ip32/Makefile
Hunk #1 succeeded at 3 with fuzz 2.
patching file arch/mips/sgi-ip32/ip32-platform.c
patching file drivers/net/meth.c
Hunk #1 FAILED at 8.
Hunk #2 succeeded at 36 with fuzz 2 (offset 2 lines).
Hunk #3 succeeded at 53 (offset 2 lines).
Hunk #4 succeeded at 785 (offset 3 lines).
Hunk #5 succeeded at 809 with fuzz 2 (offset 3 lines).
Hunk #6 succeeded at 822 (offset 3 lines).
1 out of 6 hunks FAILED -- saving rejects to file drivers/net/meth.c.rej



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