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Re: [PATCH] Fix __vmalloc(), etc on MIPS for non-GPL modules

To: Anton Altaparmakov <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Fix __vmalloc(), etc on MIPS for non-GPL modules
From: Ralf Baechle <>
Date: Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:52:36 +0100
Cc: Chris Dearman <>,,
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Original-recipient: rfc822;
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On Thu, Mar 25, 2010 at 08:48:12PM +0000, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:

> The commit 351336929ccf222ae38ff0cb7a8dd5fd5c6236a0 which can be seen 
> here:

Which was in 2.6.26 ...

> I therefore propose that the EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL(_page_cachable_default) is 
> changed to EXPORT_SYMBOL(_page_cachable_default) to re-instate the 
> ability for non-GPL modules to call __vmalloc(), vmap(), vm_map_ram(), 
> and such like.
> Here is a patch that does this.  If you approve, please apply it.

I approve - but applying would be easier if this patch had not been
linewrapped ...

Applied to master and -stable.  Thanks!


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