2.6.24-rc3-mm1- powerpc link failure

Stephen Rothwell sfr at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Nov 22 09:52:56 EST 2007

On Wed, 21 Nov 2007 13:36:30 +0530 Kamalesh Babulal <kamalesh at linux.vnet.ibm.com> wrote:
> The kernel build fails on powerpc while linking,

Only for allyesconfig (or maybe some other config that builds a lot of
stuff in.

>   AS      .tmp_kallsyms3.o
>   LD      vmlinux.o
> ld: TOC section size exceeds 64k
> make: *** [vmlinux.o] Error 1
> The patch posted at http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/11/13/414, solves this 
> failure.

However, that patch needs more testing especially to figure out what
performance effects it has.  i.e. not for merging, yet.

Stephen Rothwell                    sfr at canb.auug.org.au
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