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Re: [Pkg-mol-devel] Bug#445359: [RFH] Mac-on-Linux for Debian lenny



On Wed, Jul 16, 2008 at 9:28 AM, Gaudenz Steinlin <gaudenz@debian.org> wrote:
> Just a short update on this bug if somebody has more time to work on
> this. I will be only partly available until the begining of august. I
> will be able to respond to mail, but most likely not be able to work on the
> package.
>
> * The current version of mol in testing and unstable works with the
>  patches from SuSE. So no update to mol or the driver packages is
>  needed to fix the RC bug on mol-source.
>
> * The fix needed to be able to build mol kernel modules with the current
>  Debian kernel was rejected by the kernel team. They only accept
>  pachtes also accepted upstream and upstream does not like the patch.


Bug #460667 (  http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=460667
) reopened.


Bin


>  The longterm way forward is to integrate the mol modules into the
>  upstream kernel.
>
> * So the only short term option I see is to update mol-source based on
>  the SuSE patches and to advise user to build their own kernel with the
>  handl_mm_fault patch if they want to run mol.
>
>
>> The SuSE patches can be found here:
>> http://bb.zhang.free.fr/suse-mol-patch-for-2.6.25/
>> I used all pachtes except suse-ppc32-mol-handle-mm-fault plus the
>> attached mol-mm.patch.
>>
>> diff --git a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c
>> index c6b1aa3..455fb38 100644
>> --- a/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c
>> +++ b/arch/powerpc/kernel/ppc_ksyms.c
>> @@ -189,6 +189,7 @@ EXPORT_SYMBOL(set_context);
>>  extern long mol_trampoline;
>>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(mol_trampoline); /* For MOL */
>>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(flush_hash_pages); /* For MOL */
>> +EXPORT_SYMBOL(handle_mm_fault); /* For MOL */
>>  #ifdef CONFIG_SMP
>>  extern int mmu_hash_lock;
>>  EXPORT_SYMBOL(mmu_hash_lock); /* For MOL */
>
>
> Gaudenz
>
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