[linux-lvm] Does LVM compile on Sparc64?

Thomas Bader thomasb at trash.net
Fri Dec 14 11:54:02 UTC 2001

Hi Everybody

I got the source of Linux 2.2.20 and applied the patches of
LVM 1.0.1 (including Stephen Tweedie's rawio patch and

The patches do apply well, but it seems like there are some
missing definitions in include/linux/lvm.h:

duke:/usr/src/linux# make vmlinux
sparc64-linux-gcc -D__KERNEL__ -I/usr/src/linux/include -Wall -Wstrict-prototypes -O2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fno-strict-aliasing -m64 -pipe -mno-fpu -mcpu=ultrasparc -mcmodel=medlow -ffixed-g4 -fcall-used-g5 -fcall-used-g7 -Wno-sign-compare   -c -o ioctl32.o ioctl32.c
ioctl32.c: In function `do_lvm_ioctl':
ioctl32.c:2570: warning: assignment makes pointer from integer without a cast
ioctl32.c:2604: structure has no member named `inode'
ioctl32.c:2645: warning: assignment from incompatible pointer type
ioctl32.c:2646: structure has no member named `inode'
ioctl32.c:2653: structure has no member named `inode'
ioctl32.c:2666: structure has no member named `inode'
ioctl32.c:2545: warning: `v' might be used uninitialized in this function
make[1]: *** [ioctl32.o] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/linux-2.2.20-RAID/arch/sparc64/kernel'
make: *** [_dir_arch/sparc64/kernel] Error 2

ioctl32.c:2604 looks like:

v->pv[i]->pe = NULL; v->pv[i]->inode = NULL;

v makes use of vg_t and v->pv makes use of pv_t (both
defined in lvm.h)

lvm.h on sparc64 is completly different than on Intel.  I'm
just wondering now, if all the stuff gets fixed, if I apply
the struct member 'inode' to pv_t, like it is done on Intel.

Or are there any other patches, to run LVM 1.0.1 on sparc64?

Thanks & Cheers
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