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Old 03-17-11, 03:55 AM   #1
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Default heads up bkl removing from linux-2.6


the big kernel lock will be removed fron the linux kernel. The kernel module will fail to build.
Applying the above patch let's build teh module fine against such kernel.

--- a/nv-linux.h.orig<->2011-02-28 07:41:12.000000000 +0100
+++ b/nv-linux.h<------>2011-03-17 07:49:16.507709917 +0100
@@ -87,7 +87,9 @@
#if !defined(KERNEL_2_4)
#include <linux/sched.h> /* suser(), capable() replacement */
#include <linux/moduleparam.h> /* module_param() */
#include <linux/smp_lock.h> /* kernel_locked */
#include <asm/tlbflush.h> /* flush_tlb(), flush_tlb_all() */
#include <asm/kmap_types.h> /* page table entry lookup */
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