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Re: [PATCH] mips: Export min_low_pfn if CONFIG_FLATMEM

To: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] mips: Export min_low_pfn if CONFIG_FLATMEM
From: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2012 22:44:48 +0100
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On Fri, Dec 28, 2012 at 09:40:56PM +0100, Geert Uytterhoeven wrote:

> Subject: [PATCH] mips: Export min_low_pfn if CONFIG_FLATMEM
> 
> If CONFIG_FLATMEM=y on MIPS, pfn_valid() (and thus virt_addr_valid()) uses
> min_low_pfn. However, min_low_pfn is not exported by the generic bootmem
> code.
> 
> As of commit e52a29326462badd9ceec90a9eb2ac2a8550e02e ("aoe: avoid races
> between device destruction and discovery"), aoeblk_open() uses
> virt_addr_valid(), causing a link error in the modular case:
> 
>     ERROR: "min_low_pfn" [drivers/block/aoe/aoe.ko] undefined!
> 
> Add a custom export to fix this, just like is done for ia64 in
> arch/ia64/kernel/ia64_ksyms.c.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Geert Uytterhoeven <geert@linux-m68k.org>
> ---
> http://kisskb.ellerman.id.au/kisskb/buildresult/7864918/
> 
>  arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c |    5 +++++
>  1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)
> 
> diff --git a/arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c b/arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c
> index df1e3e4..8579bb8 100644
> --- a/arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c
> +++ b/arch/mips/kernel/mips_ksyms.c
> @@ -60,3 +60,8 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(invalid_pte_table);
>  /* _mcount is defined in arch/mips/kernel/mcount.S */
>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(_mcount);
>  #endif
> +
> +#ifdef CONFIG_FLATMEM
> +#include <linux/bootmem.h>
> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(min_low_pfn);  /* defined by bootmem.c, but not exported by 
> generic code */
> +#endif

I've already applied a different patch which turns virt_addr_valid() into
a normal function and exports it.

Thanks,

  Ralf

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