Re: x86-64 fixes for 2.4.21-pre5

Andi Kleen (
06 Mar 2003 12:40:04 +0100

Mikael Pettersson <> writes:

> This fixes a linkage error caused by the IDE layer's use of the
> new ndelay() macro. I simply cloned the i386 implementation.
> This also silences two assembler warnings in bootsect.S and setup.S.
> Those warnings are caused by a change in binutils' behaviour a LONG
> time ago. This can't be fixed for i386 in the official stable kernel
> since it breaks old tool chains, but that's not an issue for x86-64.

I fixed it some time ago in my tree, but Marcelo dropped the fixes,

Will retransmit it later with a full patchkit and many more bug fixes.

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