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Date: Mon, 9 May 2011 00:42:27 +0400
From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com>
To: owl-dev@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: kernel 028stab089.1

Pavel, Vasiliy -

On Sun, May 08, 2011 at 09:03:20PM +0200, Pavel Kankovsky wrote:
> On Tue, 3 May 2011, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:
> > amd.c:(.init.text+0x2fb0): undefined reference to `early_is_k8_nb'
> > 
> > I wonder how are RHEL6 and OpenVZ kernels compilable without the change?
> 
> I think you meant RHEL5.
> The function is implemented in arch/x86_64/kernel/k8.c.
> i386 links it from x86_64; see arch/i386/kernel/Makefile:
> 
> obj-$(CONFIG_K8_NB)             += k8.o
> k8-y                      += ../../x86_64/kernel/k8.o

This is not something I would expect, so I had missed it.  Perhaps we
need to enable some extra CONFIG_* option - in fact, we should probably
add a "select" of it to a Kconfig file.  Vasiliy?

Thanks,

Alexander

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