Subject: Re: evbppc build failure with LKMs
To: Charles M. Hannum <email@example.com>
From: Jason R Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/24/2003 18:42:42
On Tue, Feb 25, 2003 at 02:23:04AM +0000, Charles M. Hannum wrote:
> I think the reality is that having different LKMs for the same CPU
> type is going to be very irritating, and is *really* going to piss off
> anyone providing binary-only LKMs. (I know it would have pissed me
> off when I was doing AFS maintenance for a while.)
> It makes more sense to harmonize the necessary vmparam.h bits across
> each CPU type.
Well, for some vmparam stuff, you need to harmonize across various
platforms even within the same CPU type, e.g. VM_PHYSSEG_MAX, which
For stuff that uses those, seems clear that it all has to become function
calls for the LKM case.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>