2.6.23-rc6-mm1 -- powerpc link failure

Sam Ravnborg sam at ravnborg.org
Thu Sep 20 03:44:03 EST 2007

On Wed, Sep 19, 2007 at 10:28:48AM +0100, Andy Whitcroft wrote:
> I am seeing this strange link error from a PowerMac G5 (powerpc):
>   [...]
>     KSYM    .tmp_kallsyms2.S
>     AS      .tmp_kallsyms2.o
>     LD      vmlinux.o
>   ld: dynreloc miscount for fs/built-in.o, section .opd
>   ld: can not edit opd Bad value
>   make: *** [vmlinux.o] Error 1

We have had this issue before.
Try to see:

Here it was caused by a weak declaration that was superflous.

I expect the workaround to be equally simple this time - or I hope so.


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