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Re: Reload patch version 3

In article <>,
Manfred Hollstein <> writes:
> On Tue, 25 August 1998, 15:15:53, crux@Pool.Informatik.RWTH-Aachen.DE wrote:
>> Here is an updated version of the reload patch I sent in about a year ago.
>> Yesterday I updated it so that it patches cleanly into egcs-980816.

> The compiler   (egcs -regcs_1_1_branch updated  at 1998/08/27 19:36:54
> +0200) bootstrapped  (with  "-O9 -funroll-all-loops  -g -march=pentium
> -mcpu=pentium    -fomit-frame-pointer") without  problems   (including
> runtime libs and libg++), but it fails to build linux-2.1.117:

> gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O6 -fomit-frame-pointer -pipe    -march=pentium -mcpu=pentium -DCPU=586  -c -o init/main.o init/main.c
> /usr/src/linux/include/asm/bugs.h: In function `check_bugs':
> In file included from init/main.c:39:
> /usr/src/linux/include/asm/bugs.h:333: fixed or forbidden register 4 (si) was spilled for class SIREG.
> This may be due to a compiler bug or to impossible asm
> statements or clauses.
> cpp: output pipe has been closed
> make: *** [init/main.o] Error 1

Bernd sent a fix for the buggy linux asm statements to linux-kernel (as he
noted in his original mail). Unfortunately it seems like Linus missed it -
the patch does not appear in 2.1.120-pre. 

Bernd, could you please resend the patch?


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