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Date: Sun, 8 May 2011 21:03:20 +0200 (CEST)
From: Pavel Kankovsky <>
Subject: Re: kernel 028stab089.1

On Tue, 3 May 2011, Vasiliy Kulikov wrote:

> The same for x86_64.  We have this block commented out.  If uncomment it
> (comment says the problem is fixed), I got a failed compilation:
>   LD      init/built-in.o
>   LD      .tmp_vmlinux1
> arch/i386/kernel/built-in.o: In function `amd_fixup_dcm':
> 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

Pavel Kankovsky aka Peak                          / Jeremiah 9:21        \
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