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Date:	Fri, 6 Jun 2008 00:34:10 +0300 (EEST)
From:	"Vorobiev Dmitri" <dmitri.vorobiev@...ial.fi>
To:	"Theodore Tso" <tytso@....EDU>
Cc:	"Dmitri Vorobiev" <dmitri.vorobiev@...ial.fi>,
	"Martin Michlmayr" <tbm@...ius.com>,
	"Ralf Baechle" <ralf@...ux-mips.org>,
	"Dmitri Vorobiev" <dmitri.vorobiev@...il.com>,
	linux-mips@...ux-mips.org, linux-ext4@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: ext4dev build failure on mips: "empty_zero_page" undefined

Theodore Tso wrote:
>
> If you really insist I suppose we could have a MIPS specific patch
> where we allocate a 4k page and zero it, so we can use it from our
> kernel code because you don't want to export and make available the
> ZERO_PAGE that gets used by the rest of the kernel, but that seems
> awfully silly, and would be a waste of 4k of memory.....  Someone from
> MIPS land would have to test it, as well, as I dont think any of the
> ext4 developers have access to a MIPS platform.

Ted, Ralf seems to be unwilling to accept the ZERO_PAGE() export. If you
send the MIPS-specific patch, I can do the testing for you as I have a
MIPS Malta board at my disposal.

Thanks,
Dmitri
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