[PATCH] Do not inline putprops function
michael at ellerman.id.au
Fri Aug 7 00:24:20 EST 2009
On Wed, 2009-08-05 at 22:19 +0530, M. Mohan Kumar wrote:
> When I align the dtstruct variable to 8 bytes, I am able to invoke kdump.
> When the line
> static unsigned dtstruct[TREEWORDS], *dt;
> changed to
> static unsigned dtstruct[TREEWORDS] __attribute__ ((aligned (8))), *dt;
> kexec-tool works.
Can you check how it's aligned without your change? ie. in the original
binary, is it 4 byte aligned?
When you make the change, is the only thing that changes in the binary
the alignedness of dtstruct, or does it cause other things to move
I don't think an unaligned dt blob should have any effect on the kernel,
ie. it should copy it in fine, but I'd have to look at the code.
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