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From: Christoph Hellwig <>
To: Calum Mackay <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH]  2.4: export the symbol "mmu_cr4_features" for XFree86 DRM kernel drivers
Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2003 14:14:45 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>; from on Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 01:52:50PM +0100

On Fri, Aug 01, 2003 at 01:52:50PM +0100, Calum Mackay wrote:
> I'd like to request comments on the appended; proposed patch for 2.4 to
> export the symbol "mmu_cr4_features".
> This is needed by the XFree86 DRM kernel drivers, since Christoph's
> backport of vmap() in 2.4.22-pre7. [some] DRM kernel drivers (e.g. radeon]
> refuse to load without this fix, from 2.4.22-pre7 onwards.

Can you explain why they need it and why they magically need it
because of vmap() ?

  reply	other threads:[~2003-08-01 13:14 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 4+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2003-08-01 12:52 [PATCH] 2.4: export the symbol "mmu_cr4_features" for XFree86 DRM kernel drivers Calum Mackay
2003-08-01 13:14 ` Christoph Hellwig [this message]
2003-08-02 11:54   ` Calum Mackay
2003-08-02 12:34     ` Calum Mackay

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