insmod ipv6 freezes current linuxppc-2.5 and 2.5-benh

Harald Welte laforge at
Mon Dec 1 02:55:30 EST 2003

On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 04:32:52PM +0100, Harald Welte wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 21, 2003 at 02:54:38PM +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > Interesting. Same machine here and I use 2.6 everyday :)
> The problem seems to be gcc-related. Debian testing seems to have
> installed gcc-3.3.2 (yes, maybe not the best compiler for a kernel
> anyway) per default.
> compiling the same kernel with gcc-2.95 results in a working ipv6
> module.

I did some more testing:

Compiles with gcc-3.3.2 and gcc-3.2.3 result in a broken kernel,
gcc-3.0.4 and gcc-2.95.4 work fine.

- Harald Welte <laforge at>     
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