Re: [Bug 14537] New: missing compat_ioctl on x86_64

From: Rafael J. Wysocki
Date: Sat Nov 07 2009 - 16:09:48 EST

On Saturday 07 November 2009, Arnd Bergmann wrote:
> On Saturday 07 November 2009, Rafael J. Wysocki wrote:
> > > Actually... it would be nice to fix that one day, if someone submitted
> > > nice patch... :-).
> >
> > It must be fixed in s2disk first, but that would probably require us to drop
> > support for older kernels. Which is not unthinkable, but might hurt some
> > users.
> You don't need to drop support for older kernels if s2disk simply tries the
> new interface first and falls back to the current one if that fails.

Compat ioctls support is not possible with the old interface.

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