Bug 113365 - compile error during link when enabling APIC support
compile error during link when enabling APIC support
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
3.0
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2004-01-13 04:21 EST by Ronny Bremer
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-01-13 08:33:27 EST
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Description Ronny Bremer 2004-01-13 04:21:09 EST
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Description of problem:
installed kernel source
cp configs/kernel-2.4.21-athlon.config .config
make oldconfig
make menuconfig
-> turned on "enable APIC support on single processor" and "IO APIC"
make dep
make bzImage
-> got compile error: arch/i386/kernel/kernel.o(.text+0x404b): In
function 'enable_irq': undefined reference to 'send_IPI_self'



Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-2.4.21-4.0.2.EL

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.see steps above
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Actual Results:  link error

Expected Results:  successful compile

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Comment 1 Arjan van de Ven 2004-01-13 08:33:27 EST
There is a reason we don't enable this config option: it is broken on
a LOT of machines and even when it's not, it only provides very very
marginal gain if any at all.

Self compiled kernels aren't supported; in addition we cannot make
every possible combination of kernel options work.
 You also forgot to do "make mrproper" as very first step, and
occasionally you need a make oldconfig after make menuconfig.

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