This service will be undergoing maintenance at 00:00 UTC, 2017-10-23 It is expected to last about 30 minutes
Bug 371971 - Rpm install on ppc fails due to missing symbol (__clear_user)
Rpm install on ppc fails due to missing symbol (__clear_user)
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
powerpc Linux
urgent Severity urgent
: rc
: ---
Assigned To: Jon Masters
GFS Bugs
: ZStream
Depends On:
Blocks: 373591
  Show dependency treegraph
Reported: 2007-11-08 17:12 EST by Chris Feist
Modified: 2008-05-21 11:01 EDT (History)
1 user (show)

See Also:
Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0314
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Story Points: ---
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-05-21 11:01:17 EDT
Type: ---
Regression: ---
Mount Type: ---
Documentation: ---
Verified Versions:
Category: ---
oVirt Team: ---
RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:
Cloudforms Team: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)

  None (edit)
Description Chris Feist 2007-11-08 17:12:30 EST
Rpm install on ppc fails due to missing symbol (__clean_user)
Comment 1 Chris Feist 2007-11-08 17:13:33 EST
Settings ack for inclusion in 5.1.z stream.
Comment 2 Robert Peterson 2007-11-08 22:39:10 EST
Reassigning to Chris at his request.
Comment 3 Chris Feist 2007-11-09 14:13:11 EST
Updating to urgent to get z-stream ack.
Comment 6 Chris Feist 2007-11-20 16:21:01 EST
This needs to be fixed in the kernel rpm.

__clean_user needs to be added to the ppc kernel whitelist (as it is already on
the x86_64 & x86 whitelists).  We're currently working around the issue in 5.1,
but it should be in 5.2 if at all possible.
Comment 7 Chris Feist 2007-11-27 13:40:14 EST
The actual symbol is __clear_user (not __clean_user), I've updated the bug subject.
Comment 10 Don Zickus 2008-03-07 17:13:57 EST
in kernel-2.6.18-73.el5
You can download this test kernel from
Comment 12 Mike Gahagan 2008-04-02 16:24:12 EDT
verified __clear_user is being exported on ppc and I could install the
2.6.18-88.el5 kernel rpm without issues.
Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2008-05-21 11:01:17 EDT
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.