modpost warning question

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Jul 25 17:55:03 EST 2007

On Wed, 2007-07-25 at 02:14 -0500, Kumar Gala wrote:
> I'm seeing the following warning:
> WARNING: vmlinux.o(.init.text+0x1acdc): Section mismatch: reference to
> .exit.text:gfar_mdio_exit (between 'gfar_init' and 'gfar_mdio_init')
> I don't understand why its not ok to access .exit.text from .init.text
> The following addresses the issue, however I don't particularly like it:

Because exit.text is removed when compiling built-in


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