Re: x86-64 fixes for 2.4.21-pre5

Mikael Pettersson (
Thu, 6 Mar 2003 13:57:27 +0100

Andi Kleen writes:
> 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,
> sorry.

Would that be your personal x86-64 tree?
I had a look at's browsable CVS before I posted my patch,
but none of the things my patch fixed were fixed there.

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