Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.
Unfortunately this gives a compile error..., and as it turns out, according to http://www.bristol.ac.uk/acrc/RedHat/rhel-gcc-en-4/invoking-gcc.html This options is not available for the ARM CPU. Nick Lars Ellenberg wrote: > On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 11:02:41AM +0100, Nick wrote: > >> Please excuse my previous email with no details.... here is a patch that >> addresses the first issue I am seeing on the ARM platform. >> >> This addresses the issue of the 'Unknown tag' error. As you suspected >> this is an alignment issue, if the data (in my case /dev/loop0 + NULL >> byte) has an odd size, the previous code failed to store the tag, for >> the subsequent parameter, due to the data pointer not falling on a word >> boundary. This fixes it for ARM, and it continues to work on i386, >> however I am not sure about other platforms, perhaps this would be an >> issue on big endian platforms, since the add_tag function takes the tag >> and size as an int, rather than a short. >> >> Hopefully this will be the only issue I have! >> > > Thanks. > There may be more similar places in the code. > > Yes, probably the tag and size arguments should be short, not int, > or your fix would break on big endian. > > please try instead of your fix to add to CFLAGS in Makefile: > -drbdsetup drbdmeta: CFLAGS += -fno-strict-aliasing > +drbdsetup drbdmeta: CFLAGS += -fno-strict-aliasing -mno-strict-align > > if that works, we can just leave it to the compiler. > >