Bug 11415 - x86 optimization does not work with modules
x86 optimization does not work with modules
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
6.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 2000-05-15 05:31 EDT by zero98
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-05-15 05:31:24 EDT
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Description zero98 2000-05-15 05:31:24 EDT
I have 550 Coopermine Processor. During rebuilding the kernel Red Hat 6.2
ver. 2.2.14 (included in distr) I have turned on two x86 optimization
options in CPU section of the build script (MMX/MMX2 support). I turned on
kmod too. During booting the system any modules started. Error reported:
unresolved symbol best_*( three optimised functions such as best_mem_copy
() etc. ) Then I have searched for this functions in kernel sources. They
declared as external in x86 optimization section. No one declaration for
those functions more. Then I have turned off x86 optimization options and
all began to work well.
   May be I make any mistake?

                       Best regards,
                                                Vadim Ivaninuk
Comment 1 Alan Cox 2000-08-08 17:30:08 EDT
That isnt a supported/tested part of the PIII optimisations

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