[PATCH] powerpc: Fix "attempt to move .org backwards" error (again)

Guenter Roeck linux at roeck-us.net
Mon May 12 14:52:15 EST 2014

On 05/11/2014 09:12 PM, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Fri, 2014-05-09 at 17:07 -0700, Guenter Roeck wrote:
>> Commit 4e243b7 (powerpc: Fix "attempt to move .org backwards" error) fixes the
>> allyesconfig build by moving machine_check_common to a different location.
>> While this fixes most of the errors, both allmodconfig and allyesconfig still
>> fail as follows.
>> arch/powerpc/kernel/exceptions-64s.S:1315: Error: attempt to move .org backwards
>> Fix by moving machine_check_common after the offending address.
> This suffers from the same problem as previous attempts, on some of my
> test configs I get:
> arch/powerpc/kernel/head_64.o:(__ftr_alt_97+0xb0): relocation truncated to fit: R_PPC64_REL14 against `.text'+1c90
> make[1]: *** [vmlinux] Error 1
> make: *** [sub-make] Error 2
> IE, it breaks currently working configs.
Oh well, it was worth a try. Can you give me an example for a failing configuration ?


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