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Date:	Mon, 8 Sep 2008 17:17:53 +0200
From:	Ingo Molnar <>
To:	Vegard Nossum <>
Cc:	Pekka Enberg <>,
Subject: Re: [GIT PULL] kmemcheck updates for tip/kmemcheck

* Vegard Nossum <> wrote:

> Ingo,
> Here follows a small update to the REP instruction handling and 
> removal of some obsolete code (if you worry that this is useful code, 
> git will save it for us and it can be revived if needed. I believe 
> that the code is simply a burden as it is today).

pulled into tip/kmemcheck, thanks Vegard!

> I couldn't figure out how to merge v2.6.27-rc5 without littering the 
> pull request with all the commits that were made in Linus's repository 
> since v2.6.27-rc3, but feel free to do it yourself. There should be no 
> conflicts.

yeah, merges should generally be done in the upstream repo. Obviously 
git-request-pull must list all the commits that happened - it doesnt 
know which commits are 'interesting' or not. I've done an upstream 

btw., a small build fix (see below) was needed.


>From 92a9abb2c571ab8fedaee3537c5667b4e61188ce Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Ingo Molnar <>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 2008 16:50:43 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] kmemcheck: build fix
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 arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c: In function ‘kmemcheck_init’:
 arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: ‘setup_max_cpus’ undeclared (first use in this function)
 arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
 arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c:42: error: for each function it appears in.)

Signed-off-by: Ingo Molnar <>
 arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c |    2 ++
 1 files changed, 2 insertions(+), 0 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c b/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
index eef8c6a..75831f0 100644
--- a/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
+++ b/arch/x86/mm/kmemcheck/kmemcheck.c
@@ -35,6 +35,7 @@ void __init kmemcheck_init(void)
 	printk(KERN_INFO "kmemcheck: \"Bugs, beware!\"\n");
+#if defined(CONFIG_SMP) && !defined(CONFIG_KMEMCHECK_USE_SMP)
 	 * Limit SMP to use a single CPU. We rely on the fact that this code
 	 * runs before SMP is set up.
@@ -44,6 +45,7 @@ void __init kmemcheck_init(void)
 			"kmemcheck: Limiting number of CPUs to 1.\n");
 		setup_max_cpus = 1;
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