[PATCH] powerpc: fix .data..init_task output section
sam at ravnborg.org
Fri Jul 23 23:58:59 EST 2010
On Thu, Jul 22, 2010 at 07:50:08PM -0400, Sean MacLennan wrote:
> On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 11:50:24 +0200
> Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org> wrote:
> > From 851e645a7eee68380caaf026eb6d3be118876370 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> > From: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>
> > Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 11:39:42 +0200
> > Subject: [PATCH] vmlinux.lds: fix .data..init_task output section
> > (fix popwerpc boot)
> > The .data..init_task output section was missing
> > a load offset causing a popwerpc target to fail to boot.
> > Sean MacLennan tracked it down to the definition of
> > INIT_TASK_DATA_SECTION().
> > There are only two users of INIT_TASK_DATA_SECTION()
> > in the kernel today: cris and popwerpc.
> > cris do not support relocatable kernels and is thus not
> > impacted by this change.
> > Fix INIT_TASK_DATA_SECTION() to specify load offset like
> > all other output sections.
> > Reported-by: Sean MacLennan <smaclennan at pikatech.com>
> > Signed-off-by: Sam Ravnborg <sam at ravnborg.org>
> > ---
> > On the assumption that Sean reports that it fixes
> > the warnings/boot issue here is a real patch.
> > Ben - will you take it via the popwerpc tree
> > or shall I ask Michal to take it via kbuild?
> > Sam
Sorry for the bad initial subject line!
As Sean reported that the patch fixes his isuse it
Tested-by: Sean MacLennan <smaclennan at pikatech.com>
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