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Bug 87414 - linux-2.4.20-oprofile.patch creates include/linux/workqueue.h but lacks it's implementation - prevents use of latest stable ALSA drivers
linux-2.4.20-oprofile.patch creates include/linux/workqueue.h but lacks it's ...
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Dave Jones
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-03-26 14:13 EST by Dan Berger
Modified: 2015-01-04 17:02 EST (History)
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Description Dan Berger 2003-03-26 14:13:10 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686) Gecko/20030313 Galeon/1.3.3

Description of problem:
The summary pretty much says it all.  workqueue.h get's created - but the
implementation isn't - so any code that tries to use schedule_work (the latest
stable ALSA drivers, for example) compile correctly but fail to insmod due to
unresolved symbols.

I'm not sure what that patch does - I didn't spend much time looking at it - but
I can't see how it works if it actually relies on the primatives in workqueue.h

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. download the latest ALSA
2. build it
3. attempt to modprobe the acore/snd.o module

Actual Results:  unresolved symbol "schedule_work"

Additional info:

Moving workqueue.h out of the way allows ALSA to build and load into the kernel.

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